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Early Childhood Education

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1

Credit 0.5; Semester; Grades 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: None

Course Objectives: This is a course for students who are interested in working with children or planning a career in social work, education, the medical field, or psychology. The focus of this course includes stages of child development, parenting skills, developing entry level job skills, and beginning requirements for the Child Development Associate certificate.

Early Childhood Education 1 Syllabus


As part of this course, we will be spending 6 weeks (2 days per week) at the FVCC Early Childhood Center. The purpose of this is for the students to observe and interact with children in an early childhood setting. It gives the students a hands-on approach in their own learning and understand of working with young children. 

FVCC Early Childhood Center


 

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2 

Credit 0.5; Semester; Grades 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: Early Childhood Education 1

Course Objectives: This course will offer students an opportunity to learn skills necessary to begin a career in early childhood education. Students will study career possibilities; training and education requirements; children’s physical, intellectual, social and emotional development; and safe environments for children. The students will have an opportunity for work site experience at local child care facilities. 


As part of this course, we will be spending 10 weeks (2 days per week) at the FVCC Early Childhood Center. The purpose of this is for the students to observe and interact with children in the age group of early childhood. It gives the students a hands-on approach in their own learning and understand of working with young children. 

FVCC Early Childhood Center