LLA 302 Literacy for Early Childhood
This course provides critical understandings central to birth-3 language and literacy development. Analysis of different theoretical views on the connections between language and culture, use of children's literature, and play-based curriculum. Application of scientifically-based research and best practices aligned with the Common Core State Standards to language and literacy instruction for all children, with emphasis on language development, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency for English and non-English first language speakers, and children with exceptionalities. 30 hours of Field Experience required. In accordance with CT law, districts may require criminal background and/or DCF child abuse and neglect registry checks to participate in the field experiences in this class. Students are required to follow the background check policies of the district in which they are placed and are responsible for all associated fees. CCSU is not responsible for district policies.
Admission to the Professional Program in Early Childhood Education.