CDP230 - Preschool Learning Environment I

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Subject Title
Preschool Learning Environment I

Subject Description
Upon successful completion, the Apprentice is able to meet the interests and needs of preschool children by facilitating play and inquiry based learning experiences that foster all areas of development.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the continuum of development for preschool children.
  2. Summarize the value of play and inquiry in learning environments.
  3. Demonstrate techniques that promote the development of self-esteem and pro-social behaviour.
  4. Describe how the early learning environment supports preschool children’s development in all domains.
  5. Plan learning experiences that support preschool children’s development in all domains.

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