EDC 665: Movement & Storytelling

2011-06-30 -

Class Added.

Synonym:

78537 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Betsi McGuigan

Credits:

1

Seats:

16

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 10/1 - 10/2 (9:00AM-4:29PM)
Sat 10/15 - 1/1 (20-Competency Area: Curriculum & Instruction
Restricted to Waldorf and Integrated Learning students through August 4; open to other Education Department students on August 5.
In this course students practice drawing as it relates to the Waldorf curriculum in grades one through six. Particular emphasis is placed on how this artistic activity connects with the development of the child and enhances the learning of particular subjects. Students will experience a variety of methods and materials including beeswax crayons, colored pencils, and chalk for blackboard drawing. The techniques learned in this course are adaptable to non-Waldorf settings.)

Description:

Competency Area: Curriculum & Instruction
Required of and restricted to Early Childhood Certification students and Integrated Learning Early Childhood Certification students through August 4; open to other Education students on August 5.
Movement and stories lay a healthy and joyful foundation for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development in young children. This course will explore the importance of storytelling and movement in the daily life of children and in the classroom environment. Students will experience a variety of ways to use storytelling, puppetry, singing games, and practical activities to enrich the early childhood classroom.