Development Goals for Early Childhood Program

UNT CHILD DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY


EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

Developmental Goals


This program is designed to help children:

  • DEVELOP A POSITIVE SELF-CONCEPT AND A SENSE OF BELONGING
  • LEARN TO GIVE AND RECEIVE AFFECTION AND TO SHARE
  • UNDERSTAND AND RESPECT SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
  • LEARN ABOUT SOCIAL ROLES AND APPLY RULES OF GROUP LIVING
  • DEVELOP INDEPENDENCE, AUTONOMY AND SELF CONTROL
  • BEGIN TO UNDERSTAND THEIR OWN BODIES
  • ACQUIRE BASIC PHYSICAL SKILLS, BOTH GROSS AND FINE MOTOR
  • CONSTRUCT KNOWLEDGE OF THE PHYSICAL WORLD
  • DEVELOP LANGUAGE AND LITERACY ABILITY
  • QUESTION, THINK CRITICALLY, MAKE CHOICES AND SOLVE PROBLEMS