Module Title:Literacy, Numeracy, Science & Technology in Early Childhood Education & Care Curriculum
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to support learners' understanding and practice in early years settings with regards to literacy, numeracy, science and technology in the context of Aistear.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Understand, plan for, support and assess children's learning in the area of literacy in the context of Aistear
LO2 Understand, plan for, support and assess children's learning in the area of numeracy in the context of Aistear
LO3 Understand, plan for, support and assess children's learning in the area of science in the context of Aistear
LO4 Understand, plan for, support and assess children's learning in the area of technology in the context of Aistear
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Literacy
Creating a Literate Environment Supporting language acquisition Talking with babies & toddlers Finger-play, poems & rhymes Talking with Young Children Stories Mark Making & Early Representation
Numeracy
Being numerate Supporting the exploration of number, shape, space, pattern and measurement
Science
Supporting children's scientific thinking and exploration Using the emergent curriculum to support scientific activity
Technology
Children as designers and users of materials Technology indoors and outdoors Children using Information technoloogy
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Practical70.00%

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.50
Total Hours 1.50
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 0.08
Total Hours 0.08
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_HHECE_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care 2 Mandatory
CW_HWECE_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care 2 Mandatory