Course: Didactics of Pre-School Education

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Course title Didactics of Pre-School Education
Course code KPR/4314
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Lanková Barbora, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is determined by 7 ours contact teaching. Topics marked ztučněným letters be delivered within contact teaching. Other topics will be the subject of a separate study based on mandatory and recommended reading and study support. Table of Contents: 1. Introduction to the course content, recommended and extended study literature and exam requirements. 2. Pre-school education, its transformation and current concepts in RVP PV with respect to the content of education and innovation. 3. Implementation content of preschool education in kindergarten practice. 4. Innovative educational programs: Start with VP, VP Healthy kindergarten, etc. - Specifics of these programs. 5. Designing and planning educational activities in kindergarten. Preparing teachers for educational activities. 6. Activity and experiential orientation of preschool education (activity processes and activity products, principles of activity-oriented teaching) 7. Organizational form of teaching preschool. A more detailed description of organizational forms in terms of managing the educational activities of children. 8. Teaching methods as a means of achieving educational objectives 9. Didactic game and its place in preschool education 10. Pedagogical communication as a means of interaction between teacher and child. 11. Educational Diagnostics child in kindergarten. The nature and objective diagnosis of preschool age, the field of diagnosis of the child. 12. Evaluation of the child in kindergarten. Portfolio child. 13. Evaluation in kindergarten. The importance of self-reflection for working teachers. 14. Evaluation of student portfolios.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 7 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 21 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is prepare students for the theoretical and practical organizing and conducting educational process in nursery school. The course focuses on developing skills to plan and to create the different pedagogical-didactic activities aimed at comprehensive development of the child's personality, to develop competencies child on solving standard pedagogical situations. The student proves basic knowledge of curricula for preschool education and control skills to apply this knowledge when working with children. Plans, implements and evaluates educational and training activities with children in nursery school, based on the pedagogical methods of diagnosis and provides individualized approach to children and contributes to the optimal development of children. Management of selected educational activities, methods and forms of work can justify and defend. Performs assessment of achievements of children and self-reflection of their work.
Student demonstrates basic knowledge of curricula for preschool education and control skills to apply this knowledge when working with children. Plans, implements and evaluates educational and training activities with children in kindergarten, based on the pedagogical methods of diagnosis and provides individualized approach to children and contributes to the optimal development of children. Management of selected educational activities, methods and forms of work can justify and defend. Performs assessment of achievements of children and self-reflection of their work.
Prerequisites
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
1. Active participation in contact teaching 2. Requirements: Students will prepare and submit to control portfolio 3. Test - areas for testing and corresponding topics in the subject content The contents of the present portfolio: Working papers from didactic teaching preschool education 3 articles with didactic themes Sample preparation for the morning and afternoon activities This draft integrated thematic block for realization in kindergarten Free ingredient - a space for students interested in demonstrating to the chosen field (creative ideas or work activities) Portfolio student may use during the test. Educational support available from: https://moodle.pf.ujep.cz/course/view.php?id=493 Input "Login as a guest" and when prompted, type the password: guest.
Recommended literature
  • BEČVÁŘOVÁ, Z. Současná mateřská škola a její řízení.. Praha: Portál, 2003.
  • BRTNOVÁ ČEPIČKOVÁ, I. a kol. Kapitoly z předškolní pedagogiky III.. Ústí nad Labem, PF UJEP, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7044-941-7.
  • GARDOŠOVÁ, J., DUJKOVÁ, L. A KOL. Vzdělávací program Začít spolu.. Praha: Portál, 2012.
  • HAVLÍNOVÁ, M. a kol. Kurikulum zdravé mateřské školy. Praha: Portál, 2001.
  • HORKÁ, H.,SYSLOVÁ, Z. Studie k předškolní pedagogice. Brno, 2011. ISBN 978-80-210-5467-7.
  • KOLLÁRIKOVÁ, Z., PUPALA, B. A KOL. Předškolní a primární pedagogika. Praha: Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-585-7.
  • KOŤÁTKOVÁ, S. Dítě a mateřská škola. Praha: Grada, 2008.
  • KOŤÁTKOVÁ, S. Hry v mateřské škole v teorii a praxi. Praha: Grada, 2006.
  • MERTIN, V.; GILLERNOVÁ, I. Psychologie pro učitelky mateřské školy. Praha: Portál, 2003.
  • OPRAVILOVÁ, E., GEBHARTOVÁ, V. Rok v mateřské škole. Praha: Portál, 2003. ISBN 80-7178-847-3.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Alternativní školy a inovace ve vzdělávání. Praha: Portál, 2012.
  • Svobodová E. Vzdělávání v mateřské škole. Praha: Portál, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-774-9.
  • SYSLOVÁ, Z. a kol. Jak úspěšně řídit mateřskou školu. Praha: Wolters Kluwer ČR, 2015.
  • SYSLOVÁ Z. Autoevaluace v mateřské škole. Praha: Portál, 2012. ISBN 978-80-262-0183-0.
  • ŠIKULOVÁ, R. A KOL. Kapitoly z předškolní pedagogiky II. Ústí nad Labem, PF UJEP, 2006. ISBN 80-7044-825-3.
  • ŠIKULOVÁ, R., ČEPIČKOVÁ, I., WEDLICHOVÁ, I a kol. Kapitoly z předškolní pedagogiky I.. Ústí nad Labem: PF UJEP, 2005.
  • ŠMELOVÁ, E. Mateřská škola. Teorie a praxe I.. Olomouc: PedF UP, 2004. ISBN 80-244-0945-8.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Pre-schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter