PARED 034 Child Study Lab Four Year Olds III • 3 Cr.


Provides education and personal exploration opportunities for parenting the young child ages four through five years old. Students will explore the cognitive, emotional, social and physical development of the young child through research based information, discussion, and observation. Students will observe and practice models of child guidance practices and techniques in the laboratory classrooms.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify important kindergarten readiness factors and factors needed to select a kindergarten program.
  • Identify positive discipline techniques to guide children’s behavior.
  • Recognize the need for parent self-care to reduce parental stress.
  • Identify community and family support resources for a variety of parent and family needs.