ECE 120 - Math and Science for Young Children

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course is designed for students to develop an understanding of early math and science concepts. Students will explore and develop materials that can be used throughout the early childhood environment. Students will become familiar with the CT. Early Learning Development Standards and the goals and objectives related to early math and science development. Students will design developmentally-appropriate math and science explorations for young children. Students will also explore developmentally-appropriate materials and literature for young children that foster early math and science skills and discuss the importance of the teacher as facilitator. This course requires an observation in an early childhood environment in order to complete assignments. (Sp)