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Infant/Toddler Curriculum

PCCUA Course
ECD 243
ACTS Course
None
Credits
3
Lecture
3 hours

Description

This course is based on the foundation of research in child development and focuses on planning and implementing enriching environments with appropriate interactions and activities for young children (birth through two) including those with special needs, to maximize physical, cognitive, communication, creative, language/literacy, and social/emotional growth and development. Competencies are based on Standards developed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children for quality early childhood settings. Also covered: 1) Information on the Quality Approval process and Accreditation for Early Childhood settings in Arkansas, now called Better Beginnings and 2) Arkansas Frameworks Handbook for Infants and Toddlers. 

Prerequisites