This class will focus on giving teachers that are in Transition to Teaching the Early Childhood foundation to teach the current Utah State Curriculum (K-3). The class will cover the philosophy of primary curriculum; how to develop, deliver and assess curriculum; how to work with parents and families; how to develop literacy, mathematics, science, social studies and the arts in a developmentally appropriate manner.
This six-day, block summer class runs Monday, July 25 through Saturday, July 29, AND Monday, July 31, 2017. Classes are in session from 8:30am - 4:30 pm each day, and students must be in attendance each day in order to receive credit.
Textbooks:Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum; Kostelnik,M., Soderma, A., and Whiren, A. (2011) (5th Edition), Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson, ISBN: 978-0-13-703553-3 and Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs; Copple, C. and Bredekamp, S.,(3rd Edition), Washington, D.C, National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), ISBN: 978-1-928896-64-7