Practicum in Developmentally Appropriate Practices

Practicum in Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Initial practicum with young children to increase understanding of socialization and learning processes, to create meaningful learning opportunities, and to implement developmentally appropriate practices.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 9.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 240; SFL 221 (must be taken within 5 years of SFL 222).
 NoteDue to enrollment constraints, SFL 222 may not be retaken to improve a grade unless approved by the Child and Family Studies Laboratory Steering Committee.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Summer
 ProgramsContaining SFL 222
Course Outcomes

Research and Evaluation Methodologies

Demonstrate understanding of how children develop and learn by assisting in and developing learning opportunities that support social, intellectual and personal growth.

Develop instructional strategies for teaching children in small group and large group classroom settings.

Evaluate and record student learning to assess instructional goals and objectives to drive continuing classroom instruction

Use understanding of individual and group behavior to establish a learning environment that encourages active engagement, positive interactions and self motivation.

Reflectively evaluate daily and weekly goals, assignment objectives and program expectations to refine personal development in teaching.

Demonstrate professional habits that will guide interpersonal and caree choices.