EEC - Preschool Learning Standards and Guidelines

Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care

Preschool Learning Standards and Guidelines

Professor Angi Stone - MacDonald, Ph.D.

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Course Structure: Flexible Modules; Total Hours: 15

Course Description

This course is designed to early childhood education professionals with the knowledge and skills to teach each content area according to the preschool learning guidelines, or state standards. This module as part of the course on the preschool learning experiences will explain each part of the standard and give examples of how to teach the standard within an integrated curriculum. Through presentations, online resources, readings, and assignments students will gain knowledge of the components of each area: mathematics, English language arts, science and technology/engineering, the arts, and health education, and history and social science. The last module will cover the content of the Early Childhood Program Standards and how to incorporate those standards into daily practice.

This course was developed using ARRA funds from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

This course is not being offered for college credit at this time.

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Citation: Stone-McDonald, A., Douglass, A., Love, M., Harding, L. (2011, February 01). EEC - Preschool Learning Standards and Guidelines. Retrieved November 06, 2014, from UMass Boston OpenCourseware Web site:
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