(Formerly EDUC& 114) Build a functional understanding of the foundation of child development from conception through early adolescence in all domains of development as seen through various developmental theories. The impact of culture, race, gender identity, socioeconomic status, family status, and exceptionalities on overall development will be examined as well as current research regarding brain development. Methods of observing and documenting developmental growth will be examined. STARS approved. (E)
Explore fundamental principles of fairness and justice, and work to eliminate structural inequalities that limit equitable learning opportunities. Examine teaching practices that use inclusive teaching approaches, demonstrate respect for diversity and value all children's strengths. This class may include students from multiple sections.