This course is designed for in-service early childhood teachers. They examine best practices with the goal of observing and demonstrating those practices in their own classrooms. They explore critical issues for teachers: classroom management, classroom environment, assessment, professional development and working with diverse populations. Students begin the development of their teaching and learning portfolio and draft their philosophy of education statements.
Prereq: ECEL 506. Must have BA and be admitted to P-3 Modified Alternate Route Program.