This course is a continuation of ECE 209, focusing on the theories, methods and materials of early childhood education for toddlers (ages 18 months to 36 months). The following topics are explored in-depth: social, emotional, cognitive, physical and self-help development of toddlers; basic principles of toddler caregiving, including providing culturally sensitive and consistent care; arrangement of the learning environment and developmentally and culturally appropriate experiences to promote toddler growth and learning; the role of parents and establishing partnerships with families.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ECE 209 and ECE 210
Course Credit: 3
Lab Hours: 2HRS.