EDC 734 - Fieldwork Seminar IV: Creating Effective Learning Environments in the Early Primary Grades
1.5 Credit(s) This pre-practicum seminar, taken in conjunction with field-based methods courses on how to teach content in the early primary grades, focuses on how to create warm, nurturing, intellectually challenging, and educationally effective learning environments for young children. Topics include how to use play to advance children’s learning, how to use effective questioning techniques, and methods of assessment. This seminar will also provide a forum for students in this cohort-based program to process what they are seeing in their field placements. Includes required weekly fieldwork of two mornings per week.
Pre-requisite: EDC 406, Literacy Development II