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School For Education Vision StatementThe School for Education at Park University is to be known as a leader in the preparation of educators who will address the needs, challenges, and possibilities of the 21st century.
Park University School for Education Conceptual Framework
EDC 359 Intergrating the Curriculum: K-3
FA 2007 HO
Assistant Professor and Chair of Early Childhood Education
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education and SociologyMA Human Development and Family StudiesBS Human Development and Family Studies
Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 and Thursdays 1:30-4:30; other times by appointment
12:00 - 1:15 PM
Admittance to the School for Education, Criminal Background Check
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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.
Introduction to class
Homework: Read- Gullo Chapters 1, 2, 3
Off to Kindergarten
Homework: Read- Gullo Chapters 4
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 1
Developing Key Cognitive Skills/Understanding Constructivism: The Big Ideas
Homework: Read- Gullo Chapter 6
Due: Activity Ideas for content area
Play and Learning/Teaching in the Kindergarten Year
Homework: Read- Gullo Chapter 5
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 3
Labor Day Holiday Enjoy!
Homework: Read-Gullo Chapter 7
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 5
Homework: Read-Gullo Chapter 8
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 6
Homework: Read-Gullo Chapter 9
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 7
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 2
Homework: Read: Gullo Chapter 11
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 8
Creative Expression and Thought in Kindergarten/The Arts-Basic in a Constructivist Curriculum
DUE: A view of the Environment
Homework: Read-Gullo Chapter 13
Waite-Stupiansky Chapter 9
Activity Plan 1
Putting it all Together/Assessment in Kindergarten
DUE: Activity Plan 1 (to Prof and Practicum Instructor)
Continuation: Putting it all together
Due: Act. Plan 1 to Mentor
Field Experience: Work on Environment Plan
Due: Environment Plan
Implement Activity Plan 1: Video Tape Self
Exam: Early Childhood Education to date
Spring pre-registration begins
Making Learning Visible
DUE: Reflection of Activity 1
Homework: Richgels Chapters 1-4
DUE: Activity Plan 2 to Prof.
Field Experience: Reading and Reflection: Going to Kindergarten-E-class initial ideas on becoming a teacher and philosophy of K-3 education
Homework: Richgels Chapters 5-7
DUE: Reflection of Environment (electronically)
Due: Activity Plan 2 to Mentor and Practicum Instructor
Field Experience: Reading and Reflection: Going to Kindergarten-E-class initial ideas on becoming a teacher and philosophy of K-3 education.
Values and Building a Philosophy
Implement Activity 2: Video Documentation
Field Experience: Work on Philosophy Statement and Reflection
E-class: Technology and Education
Due electronically: Philosophy of K-3 education
Thanksgiving Holiday for Practicum site
Field Experience: Work on Technology Paper
Last Day of Practicum
Field Experience: Work on Video Documentation
In Class work day: Video Documentation
Due: Technology Paper
In Class workday: Video Documentation
Final: Celebration and Present Video Documentation 10:10-12:15
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88Students have 2 excused absences without penalty. Students must notify the professor in advance of any/all absences. Students receive participation points for each class attended on time. 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.
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:8/19/2007 10:17:27 PM