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Semester and Year Offered: Semester-3, Monsoon 2018
Course Coordinator and Team: Fariha Siddiqui, Dr Sunita Singh and Sheetal Nagpal
Email of course coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-requisites The course focuses on the job role of supervisor (Level-6) in an early childhood centre. The course is meant to be offered to those who have specific knowledge and skills related to Day care facilitator (Level-5) offered in 1st year respectively
The specific objectives of the course are to help students:
After completing the course, students will be able to:
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
1:Creativity and Expression in the Early Years
These workshops will be linked to the course ‘Developing young children’s creativity’.
Readings (Core and suggested)
Discovering our creative selves:
The exploration of one’s own creativity and how and why to nurture it.
Mayesky, M. (2009).Creative activities for young children. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar.
Chapter 15: Dramatic play and puppetry (pp. 323- 344)
Chapter 16: Creative movement (pp. 345-365)
Chapter 17:Creative music (pp. 366- 387)
Chapter 19: Creative science (pp. 423-454)
In class participation and attendance 20%
Short in-class assessments 40%
Term end Assessment 40%
Creativity and visual art:
Visual art activities for creative expression.
Creative thinking activities:
Engage in activities such as, making new stories /extending stories, riddles, Jokes, rhymes, and other activities involving creative thinking.
Music and movement in early years
Activities for fostering music and movement in the early years
Creativity and music in the early years.
Connections between creating music and creativity
Creativity and movement:
Physical activities with an integration of music and movement.
Creativity and drama: play will be explored.
Through these workshops, the development of creativity and imagination using role play, puppets, make-believe/pretend