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Methods for integrating and implementing developmentally appropriate experiences in language, art, music, and science, with a focus on the emotional, social, creative, physical and cognitive needs of children from infancy though eight years of age. Emphasis on child-centered active-learning approaches. This course will focus on research-based curriculum that promotes developmentally appropriate practices (or DAP) within the early childhood education field. In this course professionals base their instruction and care on research, standards, and recognized theory. This approach to teaching and learning supports teachers as reflective practitioners, transformative intellectuals, and creating, passionate, caring people. Providing learning activities that suit children’s age, development, and interests. Field work is required outside of class time to provide students with opportunities to learn and practice competencies related to the care and education of young children.