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If you love children and are interested in pursuing early childhood careers, Stratford's course is a great place to start. This thorough introduction to early childhood education offers valuable insight and information on child behaviors and development that could be helpful in both your personal and professional life.

Early Childhood Education Course Outline

Early Childhood Education Module 1

Early Childhood Education: An Introduction

  • Teamwork - Interaction Among ECE Staff
  • Keeping Pace with Rapid Developmental Changes
  • Changes in Children
  • Working with Children Who Have Special Needs

Early Childhood Education Module 2

Who Is Involved In Early Childhood Education

  • The "What" of Early Childhood Education
  • The Scope of Early Childhood Education
  • The "Who" of Early Childhood Education
  • Children - Similarities and Differences
  • The Families
  • The Teachers/Caregivers

Early Childhood Education Module 3

Rationale For ECE and Its Physical Environment

  • The "Why" of Early Childhood Education
  • Rationale Supporting ECE
  • Goals, Objectives and Evaluation
  • The "Where" of Early Childhood Education
  • The Physical Environment

Early Childhood Education Module 4

Curriculum Planning

  • Scheduling the Program and Curriculum Planning
  • Creative Development Through the Curriculum
  • Physical Development Through the Curriculum
  • Cognitive Development Through the Curriculum
  • Language Development Through the Curriculum
  • Social Development Through the Curriculum

Early Childhood Education Module 5

Guiding the Behavior of Children

  • The "How" of Early Childhood Education
  • Guiding Routines and Group Activities
  • Guiding Social Behaviors
  • Helping Children Cope with Stress

Unlike other early childhood education courses, Stratford's training methods let you study at home. All of your course materials and study guides are sent directly to your home. You study when and where it most convenient for you.

Updated on 01 August, 2016

About Stratford

Stratford Career Institute is a privately owned correspondence school established in 1991 that offers at-home vocational training programs to students in North America

Stratford’s founders saw a need to meet the emerging education needs of today’s busy adult. Understanding the value and convenience of distance learning, they set out to develop an innovative style of correspondence education that would allow individuals to get a quality education – at home.

With more than one million students enrolled, Stratford has earned its reputation in the delivery of quality at-home career training.

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