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Early Childhood Education

Advocating for Early Childhood Education

How can we become effective advocates for young children in the many settings in which we must function today. List and explain three ways you can be an advocate for Early Childhood Education.

Assessing Young Children

Based on the Pearson Report, ''Assessing Young Children'', choose two methods of assessment that you believe are ideal for assessing young children. Describe and explain the methods and give examples of how these methods will be utilized in your pre-k classroom.

Devereux Early Chilhood Assessment

Please provide me with some general information regarding the Devereux Early Chilhood Assessment such as: Is it used to identify children for early intervention programs? What type of assessment is it and its purpose? What are it's advantages and disadvantages?

developmental differences in children

Summarize factors that account for developmental differences in children. Then describe the teacher's role in teaching children in the early childhood classroom who have special needs; who are gifted and talented; and who are from a different cultural, racial, or ethnic background.

Technology can make a big difference in the quality of education received by even the youngest students. Websites can do this as well, especially ones like starfall.com and earobics.com

As an early childhood educator you will be providing your students with an enriching and educational environment. One way to enhance student motivation and provide for individualized instruction is through computer-assisted technology. How might you use these sites with students. Discuss the benefits these sites provide. In

Diversity

In any given classroom there will be a variety of students uniquely different from each other in gender, age, ability, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, customs, and culture. Discuss specific ways in which you can establish and maintain a culturally relevant and anti-bias program in your classroom setting. Iden

Early Childhood Education theoretical perspectives

Distinguish between these theoretical perspectives: behaviorist, nativist, cognitive developmentalist, and interactionist. Name the theorist-researcher associated with each perspective. What are the implications of each theory for an early childhood education classroom? Which theory impresses you the most? Why?

Affirming diversity with the community

Please factors that can build successful bridges between early childhood settings and the community. How would this impact the community? How can an early childhood teacher become a multicultural person?

You are working for an early childhood program that has not been evaluated.

Can someone please help me answer the last 3 of my questions. Question 8: You are working for an early childhood program that has not been evaluated. Your supervisor, knowing that you are studying research methods, asks you if you believe that the program should be evaluated. Indicate to the supervisor the objectives of prog

Authentic Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Choose one assessment srategy you are most comfortable with. Thinking of your own interaction with the strategy, describe what makes it comfortable. Choose from the following: Authentic assessment naturalistic participant orientation evaluation informal evaluation developmentally appropriate assessment needs assessmen

Family activity file-Target for all parents to attend-at least 5 activities

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Compile a file of learning social and cultural activities to promote participation and integration of family and community in early childhood education. The ones I am working on are... Activities for family integration in learning environment in preschool co curricular a

Emotional behavior is exemplified.

This job identifies what you believe is a healthy and appropriate emotional response for a child in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. It then counters the acceptable behavior with an inappropriate display of emotion for each stage of development. Happiness Anger Fear Sadness Please give

Child's perception of self varies by age and emotional development.

A child's perception of self varies by age and emotional development. It is important that we recognize a child's self-image as it relates to his or her development. How do strategies that promote a healthier self-image differ as a child matures from early childhood to middle childhood and into early adolescence? Why?

Child Development

Explain distinguishing characteristics of each of the five developmental periods. Infancy Early Childhood Middle Childhood Early Adolescence Late Adolescence 300 Words -- would be great and it doesn't need references.

Child Study Movement

Why and how has the Child Study Movement been the major resource for understanding child development?

Elements of a good children's book - illustrations

1. What are the elements of a book that combine to make it one that is loved by a child. 2. What do you believe are essential factors to language growth that may be missing in a disadvantaged child's background.

Literacy Instruction

1. One of the goals of an early childhood literacy program is to cultivate a life-long love of reading and learning. This is addressed in the Foundations for Young Children. In a 1-page paper, explain what teachers can do to meet this goal. 2. Explain the differences between "traditional" and "functional" approaches to lit

Motivating young children to write - competency, practice

1. Why would a young child be motivated to write or pretend to write? It is not an easy motor task. Is it simply imitation done for adult reaction? Is it done because there is an inner drive to know or become competent? develop an answer to this question, which continues to puzzle teachers. Use examples from your own recollected

Self-regulation

What is self-regulation? Describe the age-related changes in self-regulation.