Dec 10, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3055 - Investigations in Science & Social Studies in Early Childhood Education

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

This course emphasizes best teaching practices and high-quality materials used to engage young learners during science and social studies instruction. Learning theory and consideration for diversity and interests of children are a focus of the course. Candidates will learn how to promote an inquiry-based learning environment while employing strategies to integrate content and assist learners in social-emotional competencies. Candidates in the Early Childhood (PreK-2) initial licensure program are advised to register for Field Experience II in Early Childhood Education. Candidates in the Early Education and Care program must complete a 15 hour pre-practicum. Required for all Early Childhood Education majors.

Prerequisite(s): Successful Passage of Stage One Education Unit Review or enrolled in Early Education and Care Program; EDUC 3023  Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) and Programs for Young Children

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