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CDA 101C - Principles of Child Development and Curriculum


Prerequisite: Appropriate score on placement exam or completion of PCS 021  and TRE 089  with an “S” and, as required for CDA certification, experience working in a private or public preschool setting or a childcare setting.

Description: A basic overview of theories, research, and trends in human development from prenatal to age eight, and application of the fundamental principles of child development to effectively design and implement curriculum which promotes development of the whole child. Introduction to methods and materials to assist young children in the learning process with an emphasis on the arts, movement, dramatic play, technology and sensory activities, all within the context of creativity, observation and developmentally appropriate activities. Assessment strategies used to support children’s learning are explored.

Credits: (1)
Lecture Hours: 1


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