Lutheran early childhood teachers strive to connect their studies and families to Christ and the local congregation. These courses provide the tools to do just that.

Course Descriptions

EDU8103 Developing Home & School Relationships   1 Credit

Emphasis on developing a family-oriented classroom, techniques of communication, methods of actively engaging families, and resources to benefit family nurturing and school interaction. A family take-home kit and plan for implementing partnerships will be developed.

Offered face to face, Request a satellite course in your area

EDU8114 Roles and Responsibilities of the Lutheran Early Childhood Educator   1 Credit
An examination of the role of the early childhood educator in a Lutheran early childhood ministry setting.

Offered online

EDU9109 Bible Story Telling in Early Childhood   1 Credit
Materials and methods for effective Bible storytelling and for enabling children’s retelling.

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MUS8101 Music and Worship in ECE   1 Credit
Spiritual, musical, psychosocial, and cognitive aspects of music learning in early childhood. Participants will survey early childhood music learning theories and music teaching methods. The course will include the use of the WELS music curriculum, Sing and Make Music.

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THE8112 The Role of ECE in Mission Outreach   1 Credit
Strategies to increase gospel outreach through early childhood education.

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