An examination of a developmentally appropriate program planning: the leading models of ECE and the published curricula to facilitate the diverse needs of young children. Both a linear and integrated study of math, science/environmental science, social studies, art, and music are researched. Guidance and the development of social/emotional competence coupled with an anti-bias and multicultural lens are also explored as integral to the learning environment. Field work required: concurrently enroll in EDU 382.