EC505 : Assessment, Planning and Teaching

This course focusses on the importance of a sociocultural approach to teaching and learning. The planning process is examined, with particular emphasis on assessment, evaluation, and reflection for guiding children’s learning. The process of documenting, interpreting and analysing the combined views of early childhood teachers, family/whānau and children for assessment purposes is explored in-depth. Theories of teaching and learning, including that of an emergent curriculum are examined and applied throughout this course.