ED 553 Content and Pedagogy: Preschool and Kindergarten 4 cr.

Examining how social, cultural, and linguistic contexts influence curriculum development within the domains of language and emergent literacy, mathematics, social studies, science, creative arts, and physical/motor/perceptual development. Integrates the theories of early childhood teaching and learning and the legal requirements of special education to support whole-child instruction in preschool and kindergarten.