Methods of Teaching Reading for the Young Child
ECED 381 - Methods of Teaching Reading for the Young Child3 hours In this course, candidates focus on the developmentally appropriate instructional methods and materials for promoting and teaching reading and literacy in diverse and inclusive early childhood settings. Recent research, philosophical and theoretical views and issues related to emergent literacy, and quality children’s literature are explored. Candidates examine procedures for planning, organizing, and interpreting various methodologies and environments for all young children in the pre-primary and primary early childhood classrooms. Additionally, the selection and implementation of curricular modifications for exceptional children are covered. Candidates apply theory to practice through 25 clinical hours.
Prerequisite(s): EDUC 200 , ECED 300 or ECED 301 , and admission to the Teacher Education program.