EEX 4701 - Blending Early Childhood Methods & Field Experience
(3 Credit Hours)
Field experience required. This course explores an organized approach of teaching young children with and without disabilities, and developmental, educational, and functional skills useful in natural environments including home and educational settings. Students learn classroom-based assessment, and then to interpret and use that information to plan curriculum that is responsive to and supportive of children’s learning and the early childhood teacher’s assessment responsibilities. Students are provided information on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, Sunshine State Standards and the Professional Educator Competencies. Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 hours of field-based experience (during the term in which the course is taken) with preschoolers, children and/or youth in schools or similar professional educational settings. (This field component must be via virtual modes of film or Internet.)
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