This course will focus on the application of developmental theory to curriculum planning and developmentally appropriate practice; on linking assessment and curriculum planning; and on adapting and evaluating curriculum to promote the inclusion of young children of various developmental abilities. Students will examine the underlying theory related to the development of an integrated curriculum for young children and the various strategies that can be employed to develop a comprehensive curriculum. Specific ideas and strategies for planning and implementation will be discussed. Three hours of lecture and three hours of practicum each week. Prerequisites: BK-337, CD-345.