Early Childhood Literature in IEFA

This online, self-paced course covers IEFA literature for children ages 2-6. The course can be taken for 30 OPI renewal units or 2 pending University of Montana semester credits. You will: 1. Read a number of American Indian-themed picture books suitable for use in the early education classroom. 2. Explore ways to give students concrete experiences to help them relate the text to real life, build vocabulary, and develop a respect for differences. 3. Learn or review the Seven Essential Understandings Regarding American Indians and the Montana Early Learning Standards. 4. Develop a number of lessons to teach in your classroom incorporating American Indian Literature. 5. Complete one final project of your choice. 6. Those seeking graduate credit will also choose one additional project.

Event Details

Target Group Early Childhood, K - 2
Delivery Method Online
Available PL Durations(s) 30 hours
Renewal Units/Credit 30 renewal units or 2 college credits


Contact Information

Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative