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Designing an Environment to Support Positive Early Learning

4 Hours in Environmental Design

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Be able to plan and create an atmosphere, using physical and human elements, that fosters children’s involvement and development, and promotes children’s self-esteem, social interaction, and joy of learning.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how children learn through active involvement with their environment

  • Understanding of culturally relevant materials

  • Identify the areas of classroom arrangement

  • Know the elements of a child centered environment


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