Our curriculum courses, fully equips students to teach in ways that meet the needs of all children in today's diverse classroom. The course organization corresponds with a new framework for responsive teaching that helps focus planning for diversity. Presented with visual clarity and instruction, these classroom courses helps students to understand that, what they teach, how they teach, and the context within they teach interact to bring about the success of all students. You will find that our courses offer numerous resources and classroom exercises that will both lay the foundation for future work and prove useful as a tool that teachers can reference throughout their teaching careers.
The philosophy behind our CURRICULUM COURSES emphasize Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and takes students beyond the basics so they can focus on the best practices appropriate for all learners. Featuring sound research-based teaching and learning strategies, these hands-on practical approaches to learning has something to offer for all levels from beginners to pre-service general education teachers. These courses are based on practical framework for effective instruction, management, and accountability in today's diverse classrooms.
Our courses offer a fully-developed overview on the philosophical/historic foundations of early childhood education, contemporary policy problems in early childhood education, and issues of classroom practice. The courses deal with events and people that influenced curriculum formulations, with the focus fixed on questions about what we should teach, how we should teach, and why we should teach. Diversity is emphasized throughout the course content. Our instructors use many real-life stories, examples and applications. These courses offer practical, applied solutions with commonly used classroom teaching strategies and tactics. They are ideal for anyone involved in a center-based early childhood education program. In these courses, students will learn strategies on lesson planning, inflective and reflective questioning techniques, small group and cooperative-learning strategies, material on inclusion, and an up-to-date discussion on real-life classroom situations.