Teacher Education

Planning and Assessment in Early Childhood Education (Pre K-3)

Planning and Assessment in Early Childhood Education (Pre K-3)
Learn key instructional principles, instructional strategies, lesson planning procedures that are appropriate and effective when working with young children. Understand formal and informal assessment strategies and data collection procedures for evaluating children's progress, informing instruction, communicating results with key stakeholders.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesECE 331 and 332 concurrently.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ECE 336
Course Outcomes: 

Assessment Goals, Benefits, and Uses

Understand the unique goals, benefits, and uses of assessment in early childhood.

Lessson Planning

Use knowledge of child development and appropriate practice to create learning activities.

Appropriate Assessment Tools and Approaches

Know about and use appropriate assessment tools and approaches to inform teaching.

Designing Curricula

Use their own knowledge, appropriate early learning standards, and other resources to design, implement, and evaluate meaningful, challenging curricula for each child.