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HPER 315 Movement Education in Early Childhood

This course is designed for the early childhood educator (birth-8 years) and HPER majors and minors. Students will explore the importance of developmentally appropriate movement education for young children. Developing and implementing a movement education curriculum is at the core of this course. Areas to be covered include: child development as it relates to movement education, planning appropriate games and activities for children at varying levels of development, and practical application of a movement curriculum in an early childhood setting. Prerequisite: EC 210, EC 211 for education majors. No prerequisites for HPER majors/minors. Fall, Spring, Summer.