# sap course 1429797980

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An integrated affective approach to math, science, and technology learning. Development of fundamental math, science, and technology concepts in young children. Basics of science: physical science, life science, earth, and space science. One-on one correspondence, number sense, and counting, logic and classifying, comparing, shapes, spatial sense, parts and wholes, ordering, seriation and patterning, measurement, interpreting data using graphs, groups, and symbols. Development of problem solving, critical thinking, inquiry, observation skills. Young children and technology. Math, science, and technology tools and materials for early childhood teaching. Design of early childhood math, science, and technology learning environments. Assessment of math, science, and technology learning.

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Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to

1. explain the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of early childhood math, science and technology education

2. develop developmentally appropriate math, science and technology curriculum and instructional plans in early childhood education

3. utilize appropriate instructional strategies for teaching math, science and technology to young children

4. design appropriate math, science and technology learning experiences and environments for young children

5. use appropriate assessment tools and techniques to evaluate young children’s understanding of math, science and technology concepts and their math, science and technology skills

6. exhibit knowledge of how to use resources, materials, media, and technology to implement a early childhood math and science education program