ECE 221, (ECE 201 or ECE 202 or SPSY 289)
The course provides you with an opportunity to gain competence working with children, families and communities in early childhood education programs. Practicum options include: a practicum in an infant program, a practicum in a toddler program, a practicum working with children and supporting a child(ren) with diverse abilities, or a practicum working as a frontline educator. All practicums include reflective journaling and require students to use observation to plan curriculum focused on the needs and interests of children in a particular setting. Dependent on the practicum chosen, practicum experiences may include creating documentation panels, completing a PPP based on the Ministry of Education’s format, or using the Project Approach to plan a research topic with children.