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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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CDEC 2307 - Math and Science for Early Childhood

3 credit hours. 2 lecture hours. 2 lab hours.
An exploration of principles, methods, and materials for teaching children math and science concepts and process skills through discovery and play. This course requires students to participate in 16 hours of relevant field experience.

Additional Fees: Lab fee $24

Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Align the sequence of cognitive development to the acquisition of math and science concepts. Explain the scientific process and its application to early care and education environments. Develop strategies which promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills in children. Plan discovery experiences using observation and assessment. Evaluate developmentally appropriate materials, equipment, and environments to support the attainment of math and science concepts and skills.

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