2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECE 217 - School-Age Learning Environments

3 CR
This course introduces students to designing exciting, secure, and developmentally appropriate school-age programs for children ages 5-12. Students explore the physical, social, cognitive, and emotional development of school-age children. Students gain skills in selecting equipment and individual and group management techniques. This course is based on NAEYC standards of child development practices.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  or ENGL 151 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe developmental characteristics of a school-age child.
  2. Evaluate the temporal, interpersonal, and physical environment of a school-age program. 
  3. Identify developmentally appropriate practices and programming for school-age children, including indoor and outdoor environments.
  4. Devise developmentally appropriate strategies to support positive guidance and conflict resolution with school-age children.
  5. Examine professional guidelines and resources that support school-age programs and explore relationships that can be built with various stakeholders.