Mar 03, 2024  
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ECE 223 - Positive Child Guidance

This course explores best practices for early education classroom guidance strategies.  Students will learn about theoretical foundations related to child development and various child guidance models that foster self-control and pro-social skills in young children.  Other topics include:  creating dynamic environments; identifying typical and atypical behaviors based on age and stage of child development; defining and distinguishing problem behavior; investigating effective methods for addressing persistent and challenging behaviors; and; defining and promoting culturally sensitive practices.

Credits: 1
1 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe theoretical and practical attributes of child development and guidance.
  2. Identify challenging behavior in young children.
  3. Describe various pro-social and positive child guidance strategies in accordance with ages and stages of child development that affectively guide early care environments and curriculum.
  4. Describe the interconnectedness of family, culture and parent-teacher partnerships on child guidance.