SCHOOLAGE DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING

  • Program: Child Development Careers
  • Course: Schoolage Development and Learning
  • Course #: CDEV2255
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

The student will study caregiving methods for school-age children in either home or center based settings. The student will identify components of a developmentally appropriate program. Activities and materials that nurture children's development will be explored. The student will also examine new teaching strategies that are effective with school age children. For this course students should either be currently working with children or have consistent access to a group of schoolage children.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine development of school age children
Evaluate program support for parents
Analyze guidance techniques
Plan developmentally appropriate activities
Summarize school age play
Research community resources and services

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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