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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECH 507 - Advanced Infant and Toddler Development and Curriculum

This course will examine the physical, socio-emotional, cognitive, linguistic, and behavioral development of infants and toddlers. The importance of early relationships and attachment with mothers, fathers and other primary caregivers will be explored. State and national standards for infant/toddler caregiving environments, observation, curriculum, and assessment will be reviewed and utilized. A focus of this course will be considering strategies for developing collaborative relationships with parents and creating programs for young infants and toddlers that support parent partnerships, culturally competent caregiving, and developmentally supportive environments. This course has been approved to be used to apply for the State of Maine’s 081 Birth-Five Early Childhood Endorsement.

Prerequisites & Notes
All students must hold a Bachelor’s Degree.) Accepted in M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood program, or permission of program Director

Credits: 3

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