Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:
Description: Analyzes developmentally appropriate practices on the pre-school and primary level. Includes extensive information about and application of methods for emergent readers and the value of play situations in which children begin developing logical mathematical understanding. Emphasizes effective instructional assessments, screening devices and daily classroom management techniques for early learners in diverse situations. This course could require up to 15 field experience hours in a local public school. A current SLED background check must be received and approved by the FMU School of Education. Students should check the "News and Announcements" webpage for specific SLED background check deadlines: www.fmarion.edu/education/soenews/.