EDUC 604 Fostering Cooperation and Caring in the Early Childhood Classroom
This course is designed for early childhood teachers who want to help children develop positive feelings and ways of behaving toward others. Classroom organization, practices and experiences which foster caring, sharing, helping, and cooperation (prosocial behavior) are explored. Research findings on the roots of prosocial behavior in cultural values and child rearing practices are reviewed. This course is discussion and activity oriented for practical application in participants’ classroom.
Prerequisites: Degree graduate student status.
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