ECE311: Early Childhood Curriculum & Methods
Effective Teaching Strategies
The purpose of this research paper is to discuss the teaching strategies to encourage the academic performance and achievement of students. Teachers need to think of ways to teach children who is at the ages of 3-4 years old. In today’s society young children needs to be motivated to learn and to become familiar with educational concepts to enhance their knowledge so they will be able to learn better. This paper will discuss the curriculum for 3-4 year olds, What would be taught, Strategies for teaching the standards, Philosophers, and Theories. Teachers need to realize that children’s future are in our hands. Students are shaped and molded by teachers within the classroom. Educators need to assure them that without an education people have a hard time adapting in the world. An effective teacher has the power to shape and mold the lives of young children. They have knowledge of their subject; are very organized and clear with their students; and they show great warmth and enthusiasm. The curriculum shall include integrated language arts, music, art ,mathematics, social studies, science, dramatic play, and physical activities, as well as activities to develop social/emotional competencies. This curriculum is develop especially for preschool children at the tender age of 3-4 years old. The Mississippi Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum was developed as a part of the Mississippi Board of Education’s Reading Initiative. The things that should be taught in a preschool curriculum are Language Arts, Vocabulary, Early Literacy Development, Math, Science, Fine Arts, etc. In preschool the children should be taught in a safe, well maintain, and healthy environment. There are also strategies to use to teach preschool children the things that they should know in a preschool classroom. The strategies that are needed to...