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Child Development 2: Principles and Practices; Capstone Course

Child Development 2 Spring Semester

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for early childhood education. It provides students with project-based experiences in child development curricula. Instruction includes an introduction and reviews of workplace safety policies and procedures and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the principles and practices of effective curriculum planning including play-based curricular activities and activities that enhance familial and societal relationships of students. Field observations and experiences with groups of young children are included as part of the planning, delivery, and evaluation of the health, arts, language arts, math, science, social studies, and physical education curricula. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.