EE2500 - School-Age Development & Care

This is an introductory course in school-age care. Students will develop knowledge and skills for working with children ages five through twelve. The course focuses on the unique needs of school-age children and how these needs are met through a developmentally appropriate approach to programming. Students learn about child development patterns and milestones in middle childhood and early adolescence as a foundation for understanding the principles of inclusive school-age care. Particular attention is paid to the various roles of the early childhood educator in the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally appropriate physical, social-emotional, and cognitive environments for school-age children.

Prerequisite(s): EE1341, EE1181

This course is offered in the following programs:
Early Childhood Education