(Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs, 1995). If the children of those families were evenly distributed across the nation's classrooms, a hypothetical class of 30 children would have 10 students from racial- or ethnic-minority groups; of these 10, six children would belong to families for whom English is not...
Context and principles for early years provision
1.1. Explain the legal status and principles of the relevant early years framework/s, and how
national and local guidance materials are used in settings.
(Relevant early years framework: This refers to the frameworks for early years provision used within...
regardless of gender, race, age, disabilities, cultural and socio-economic background. It allows for children differences, be their own individual factors or genetic factors, which contribute to different learning techniques. It allows us as teachers to adapt classroom interaction to accommodate various cultural...
importance of good working relationships in the setting
We work closely as a team to provide and deliver a professional, friendly and consistent environment and care for the children. This involves all of us being part of the weekly planning of activities and independent learning opportunities across...
THAT DETERMINE DEVELOPMENT (NATURE/NURTURE)
Child development has many theories with different ideas about what children are like and how they change. Children are beings who change physically, cognitively emotionally and socially. There are many different theories and they all take a...
“Unless you plan, I don’t think you really focus on the children and what they need next in their learning and development. And that means you are unlikely to have appropriate expectations of them or to take their learning forward.” (Right from the Start, 2005. Pg. 4).
I am developing my...
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Assessment of the
Case Study Assessment,
Southern Illinois University
Loyola University Chicago
consent, parents or guardians may be included in the counseling process as appropriate. Counselors act in the best interest of clients and take measures to safeguard confidentiality.
Confidentiality should exist for the benefit of the client be it whether the client is a minor or not. Should parents or...
practitioner working with children
I am going to descrribe the responsibility of the practitioner in professional relationships in four different areas. With children, families, colleagues and other professionals.
The responsibility of the practitioner in professional relationships with children,
Discuss the role of the early years practitioner in planning provision to meet the needs of the child.
This essay aims to explore the role of the early years practitioner in planning provision to meet the needs of the child, simultaneously applying theoretical research and professional practice. In...
Who is the Juvenile?
Before the establishment of juvenile courts, children under the age of seven were never held responsible for criminal acts. The law considered them incapable of forming the necessary criminal intent. Children between the ages of 7 and 14 were generally thought to be incapable of...
As early childhood professionals we are faced with exciting challenging and even daunting experiences which may test our professionalism. Backed with the knowledge, strategies and the support of one‟s team members, leaders and management, the journey of establishing culturally collaborative...
II.A. Adult/Child Interactions and Curriculum.................. 122
II.B. Alignment to the Illinois EarlyLearning Standards
and Guidelines............................................................... 135
II.C. Family Involvement in Curriculum.............
WORKING WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: STRATEGIES FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS
At the beginning of this school year, you may have discovered that there were one or more students in your class who did not grow up speaking English. They were raised in another country,...
High/Scope Information Paper on Preschool Assessment
Ann S. Epstein, Ph.D., Director, Early Childhood Division
Lawrence J. Schweinhart, Ph.D., President
Andrea DeBruin-Parecki, Ph. D., Director, Early Childhood Reading Institute
Purpose of Paper
This paper addresses the many questions the High/Scope...
MAKING LEARNING VISIBLE
A tool to support effective observation and assessment for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage
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specialization in the MAED program is early childhood education. This is a field that is in need of constant research and praise. Early education is so vital to the success of any student and how educators approach the educational environment in which they will provide is limitless. Early childhood educators are...