Tompkins Cortland Community College

ECHD225 - Early Childhood Curriculum Development


Cross-listed as HUMS 225. Introduces and examines recent research in the field of early childhood development and uses it to develop curriculum for young children. Emergent, developmentally appropriate, anti-bias, and creative curriculum are discussed and integrated. Students demonstrate situations and analyze possible effects of methods discussed in class. Readings on methods and materials in the early childhood classroom are required. Prerequisites: ECHD/HUMS 125; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; ECHD 110 recommended. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.