Course DescriptionThis course focuses on the development and implementation of quality learning environments for children. It is appropriate for both early childhood preschool and elementary teachers. It is representative of the interests, developmental levels, and cultural and geographic backgrounds of the typical children in today's classrooms. The latest research on early childhood education is provided, to design early childhood environments, plan curriculum, and defend the use of play as a learning method. Thus, research, curriculum standards, and play-based learning is provided, resulting in a course that provides practical and interesting information on developing the following centers: dramatic play centers, manipulative and sensory centers, block and building centers, literacy centers, science centers, and art centers. Creating outdoor environments, integrating families, and integrating technology is also emphasized.
A link to the Armchair Ed course assignments and exams will be included in the registration confirmation and receipt email that will be automatically sent to students immediately upon completion of the registration process. Any required textbooks must be purchased separately.
The link can also be accessed after enrollment by logging into the Student Portal and clicking the link listed under View Online Resources.