2018-2019 Catalog

ECED 1241 School-Age Practicum

0.0 - 4.5 - 1.5


(1) A practicum application must be completed, reviewed and approved by the Early Childhood Program practicum instructors. - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

Students work with school-age children (five to eight years of age) on a weekly basis and become familiar with the daily routine of programs serving these ages. Basic skills include developmentally appropriate interactions, supporting caregiver plans, and fostering development. Students spend 45 hours with the school-age children and plan a few experiences appropriate for this age group. Students are required to attend bi-monthly one-hour seminar sessions with the assigned instructor. Students enrolling in the ECED practica should follow the procedures on the early childhood practicum website at www.mccneb.edu/ecp.