Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

BKE 4312 - Mathematics and Science for Young Children

Credits: 3 hrs
This course focuses on early mathematical and science content and concepts that is relevant to young children during the first five years of life. The course is designed to teach students effective strategies to recognize and promote mathematical and science development and learning in all young children. Students will explore what mathematics and science look like for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and learn specific ways to facilitate young children’s development in mathematics and scinece. Students will practice what they are learning through a variety of assignments, including hands-on mathematics and science interactions with young children. Upon completioiin of the course, students will be able to indentify opportunities for mathematics and science learning throughout the curriclum, observe and assess young children’s developing mathematics and science knowledge, plan experiences that focus on specific mathematical and science concepts, and use a variety of strategies and materials to promote children’s interests and abilities in mathematics and science.
Pre-requisite(s): Enrollees in this course must have been admitted to Teacher Education.