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Child Development in the Context of Camp and Afterschool

Focus on: Ages 3 - 8
Course Number: TEWS799N

This workshop examines developmental theories integral to the Bank Street approach. Participants explore how out-of-school time programs connect teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. Topics include social-emotional growth, resilience and independence, personal identity, community culture, cognitive growth and problem solving and the learning of life skills. The cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of children is explored in the context of the summer camp and afterschool experiences

November 1 – December 4, 2017  (No workshop meeting Thanksgiving week)
16 CTLE or 1.6 CEU: $405 (not offered for credit)
Registration Deadline: 10/25


These workshops/courses are asynchronous, except where noted. That is, participants work at times that suit them best; however, there will be firm weekly due dates for assignments. The course instructors will act both as a leaders and mentors by offering regular support, suggestions, and direction. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on coursework, except where noted.

Certificate Opportunity

certificateThe course is part of Summer Camp and Afterschool Leadership Certificate. View the program page for more information on this program.