Early Childhood


Early Childhood Courses

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EC – Human Development

Explores stage of development and growth of the preschool child; and covers emotional, intellectual, cognitive, physical and social development; stages of childhood; current research, communication process between adult and child; guidance approaches; and community resources which provide parent education, family and children services and also includes discussion of developmental theories of other major theorists.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Philosophy

Theory of Montessori Method including history, sensitive periods, role of the teacher and role of the child, prepared environment, and process of normalization. Also includes discussion of developmental theories of other major theorists, absorbent mind, logical/mathematical mind, spiritual & moral development. How the above relate to child, materials, teacher, and environment.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Observation

Early Childhood Observation - 20 hours required

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Practical Life

Introduces learning materials for practical life/daily living in the Montessori Early Childhood classroom. Includes ground rules & courtesy, control of movement, care of person, care of environment, food & nutrition. Demonstration of materials, lecture & practice.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Sensorial

Philosophy & rationale, materials aiding the development and refinement of the senses. Demonstration of materials, lecture and practice

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Language

Philosophy & rational, receptive & expressive language experience, visual & auditory perceptual experiences, vocabulary development & enrichment, basic materials: sandpaper letters, moveable alphabet & metal insets, reading, penmanship, writing & function of words. Demonstration of materials, lecture & practice.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Mathematics

Philosophy & rationale. Materials that aide development of those concepts/skills. Introduction to numeration, decimal system, functions of the decimal systems, linear counting, memorization, fractions, demonstration of material, lecture & practice.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Early Childhood Classroom Leadership

The goal of this course is to teach effective interventions that promote a peaceful and encouraging classroom atmosphere. Preparation of the environment, scheduling & curriculum planning, lesson strategies, evaluation of children & techniques for discipline, communication & problem solving.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Life & Physical Science, Art

Life & Physical Science This course covers simple activities/experiments involving the states of matter and energy as well as an introduction to geology and astronomy, Botany & Zoology, and earth elements. Art This course will introduce the student to developmentally appropriate art practices with preschool children. Philosophy & rationale, basic skills, 2 & 3 dimensional […]

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Movement

This course covers the rationale for music in the curriculum; rhythmic, vocal, and instrumental skills; and music appreciation and history. It also covers Montessori’s rationale for movement; basic gross motor skills; body awareness; and movement activities for line time and outdoors.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Life & Physical Science

This course covers simple activities/experiments involving the states of matter and energy as well as an introduction to geology and astronomy, Botany & Zoology, and earth elements.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Gardening

Gardening: This class will give an overview o the importance of including gardening as a necessary part of Practical Life and Botany in the 3-6 environments. The adult learners will participate in hands-on garden/botanical experiences as well as be given a tour of the gardens (butterfly, flowering organic vegetable) and the abundant flora on the […]

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Parent Involvement in Education & Social Studies

Parent Involvement: Raising the level of awareness, developing the knowledge base, providing options for collaboration, creating strategies for collaboration, application/implementation of strategies., and the parent-school partnership. Parent Involvement: Raising the level of awareness, developing the knowledge base, providing options for collaboration, creating strategies for collaboration, application/implementation of strategies. Social Studies: This course introduces the student […]

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Music & Spiritual Development

Music This course covers the rationale for music in the curriculum; rhythmic, vocal, and instrumental skills; and music appreciation and history. Spiritual Development This class will introduce several stress management strategies and delve into the “Spirit of the Teacher”. Several experiential activities to uncover personal growth opportunities will be included.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Child Development/Psychology

Explores stage of development and growth of the preschool child; and covers emotional, intellectual, cognitive, physical and social development; stages of childhood; current research, communication process between adult and child; guidance approaches; and community resources which provide parent education, family and children services and also includes discussion of developmental theories of other major theorists.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Final Exam

Early Childhood Final Exam

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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