ECE 406 - Advanced Curriculum Planning

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course is designed for those students who have a high interest in curriculum planning. This course concentrates on individualizing curriculum to meet the needs of all children in the classroom and on building a holistic and creative curriculum using the CT State Common Core expectations for young children and the CT Early Learning and Development Standards. Students will explore methods of curriculum planning while focusing on the Reggio Emilia approach to young children's learning. The course is designed for students to develop an in-depth comprehension of the Cycle of Intentional Teaching and to be able to do so in a variety of early learning settings. Connecting environments with curriculum and providing evidence of their relationship to each other will be a primary focus in this course. (Su)