May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

EDUC 375 - An Inclusive Approach to Developmentally Appropriate Practices

(3 credits)
This course addresses content and methods for planning, facilitating, and assessing developmentally appropriate activities and environments designed to enhance children’s cognitive, social, emotional, physical and creative development in an inclusive environment for young children in grades Pre-K through grade 4. Included in this course is consideration of the needs of ELL students as well as those children who come from diverse backgrounds This course partially fulfills the PDE guidelines for Early Childhood Certification candidates. Field experiences will be provided in Head Start, Pre-K classrooms, and in elementary schools. Students will complete fifteen hours of field experience in an area school or educational setting. Required clearances will be needed to participate in field experiences.