TED-2110 Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Teaching
This course is an introduction to the curriculum and teaching strategies necessary for developing a quality infant and toddler program. Students will plan and implement developmentally appropriate units, lessons and activities for infants and toddlers in a variety of program settings.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficienc. TED-1100 , TED-1200 , TED-1300 , TED-1400 .
Rule: ECE A.A.S. students must also take TED-1110 prior to taking 2000 level courses.
(Not offered summer.)
- Describe infant/toddler developmental theories.
- Describe and discuss the implementation of developmentally appropriate practice for infants/toddlers in all developmental domains and in the creation of a caregiving environment.
- Demonstrate knowledge of current best practices of caregiving to infants and toddlers.
- Describe positive and effective guidance techniques to implement with infants and toddlers.
- Plan and implement lessons to enhance development of infants/toddlers in all content areas.
- Plan units that include lessons in each content area.
- Conduct play observations, analyze play behaviors and stages, and develop strategies for enhancing a child’s development through play.
- Describe effective communication techniques, which reflect cultural sensitivity, with parents, families, other professionals, and the community.
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