Course Aim: To demonstrate teaching and professional practices that recognise and respond to the integrated nature of young children's learning on a teaching practicum.
This course is to enable students to critically examine theories and practices relating to curriculum content knowledge.
1. Analyse and apply theories of language and literacy acquisition
2. Research and apply pedagogical content knowledge and curriculum content knowledge across the curriculum to support children’s learning.
3. Critically examine theories relating to content and pedagogical content knowledge
4. Analyse Te Whariki as a sociocultural approach to curriculum design
Course Aim: Examine and apply current appraoches in ECE assessment, planning and evaluation through participation in a work experience setting.