EDC 359 Integrating the Curriculum: PreK
SP 2007 HO
Assistant Professor and Chair, Early Childhood Education
A.B.D. Interdisciplinary Ph.D. (Early Childhood Education and Sociology)M.A. Human Development and Family Studies (Early Childhood)
Mondays 1-3, Tuesdays 10-11 and Thursdays 3:30-5:30
cell 816-590-8282; home: 913-432-7803
January 15-May 11
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Admission to the School for Education
Copley, J. (2004). Showcasing mathematics for the young child. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
Derman-Sparks, L. and the A.B.C. Task Force. (1989). Anti-bias curriculum: Tools for empowering young children. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Gestwicki, C. (2007). Developmentally appropriate practice: Curriculum and development in early education 3rd ed. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning.
Seefeldt, C. and Galper, A. (2006). Active experiences for active children: Social studies, 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Perason Merrill Prentice Hall.
Worth, K. and Grollman, S. (2003). Worms, Shadows, and Whirlpools: Science in the early childhood classroom. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
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Image of Teacher, Child and Family 15
Attend a professional meeting and write a summary (Reggio Collaborative, MSTA, ACEI, AEYC, etc.) (5 points)
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Students are required to read the textbook chapters in order to participate in class discussions and small group activities. Small group work includes dialogue and problem solving throughout the semester. Individual students will receive partial points for class participation and interaction. The class projects as well as the tests are based on contents covered in the text and class dialogue.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90Students have 1 excused absence without penalty. Students must notify the professor in advance of any/all absences. Students receive participation points for each class attended on time. to receive credit. Failure to attend course requires students to obtain notes and information from classmates. Content covered in class helps students complete required assignments and in teaching abilities.
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