2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CS 576 - Englsih Language Arts: The Reading - Writing Connection for Early Childhood Students with Disabilities

Designed to meet the requirements leading to initial teaching certifications, this course will focus on the creation of developmentally appropriate activities that are theory based for infants/toddlers and early childhood children with diverse learning needs. The course connects with early childhood curriculum as well as the New York State Learning Standards. The course will offer fieldwork opportunities for students where they can implement meaningful hands-on experience and apply theory to practice. The course will include a survey of literacy approaches used with students with special needs. A review of various levels of age appropriate storybooks and how to use these books with infants/toddlers will provide a framework for developmentally appropriate literacy practices.


4 credits. Fall.
This course requires eighteen hours of fieldwork.