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ECE 124 Active Learning in Math and Science
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: An exploration of the fundamental concepts of math and science for young children. Includes the study of strategies and techniques for helping children develop problem solving and reasoning skills, and an awareness and appreciation of the natural environment.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Examine and describe the steps in the problem solving process and the factors that influence an individual's problem solving ability.

2. (Application Level) Develop and implement activities for young children that promote the development of problem solving skills.

3. (Analysis Level) Examine and describe activities that increase children's awareness of scientific concepts and an appreciation of the natural environment.

4. (Application Level) Develop and implement developmentally appropriate experiences that encourage children to explore science concepts.

5. (Application Level) Develop and implement activities that promote the exploration of mathematical reasoning skills such as number concepts, classification, and spatial relationships.

6. (Application Level) Develop and implement activities for young children that promote the application of fundamental mathematical concepts and skills.



Internal/External Standards Accreditation
This course is a part of the Early Childhood Education Preschool AAS Degree that is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.