• Planning and Learning Essay
    Planning and Learning essay This essay will examine observation, assessment and evaluation in planning for children’s learning within early childhood settings. References to theoretical perspectives and concepts studied in this course are cited, and will discuss the role of the teacher and suggest...
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  • Linguis
    new skills are typically taught and learned through verbal instruction (Slobin, 1979). In some cultures, new skills are learned through nonverbal observation. A distinction has also been made between cultures that encourage independent learning and those that encourage cooperative learning (McLeod, 1994)...
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  • Psychological Testing
    questions about the individual’s personal and childhood history, recent life experiences, work and school history, and family background. Observations Observations of the person being referred in their natural setting — especially if it’s a child — can provide additional valuable assessment information...
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  • Language Arts Action Research
     Classroom Management Inquiry: An Applied Study of Language Arts Atta Zoo Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Brian Walker Johnson, Literacy Faculty Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Project CI 445 Language Arts at Elementary and Middle Levels November 22, 2013 ...
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  • Child Observation
    Child Observation Classroom Observation For this project I chose to visit and observe in a private preschool program oriented towards the mentally-impaired child. This small school is very near a state university, although it is not directly associated with it. Most of the families who enroll their...
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  • Analysis of a 4 Yr-Old's Behavior and Learning Ability
    COR Analysis Maya’s Interests: On day one of my lab experience in the Double T classroom, she immediately ran up to me and asked if I would play with her on the climbing structure. I straight away noticed not only her friendly personality, but how creative Maya is and knew we would get along well...
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  • Early Childhood Educatioin
    best suites a classroom as a whole by observing children as they participate in different learning activities. This allows the teacher to identify each child’s levels of learning, plus it provides a really practical way for teachers to get to know all of the children in their classrooms so they can organize...
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  • Child Development - Piaget's Theories
    Introduction Method Female; Age: 4yr. 5mo.; Caucasian Possible Influencing Factors: other preschool children in the general area of the school classroom; minimal attempted interaction, despite my and the teachers explanation that they needed to let us separate and alone for a little while...
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  • Why I Want to Be a Teacher
    that required us students to go on career observations; my last observation was in a preschool special education classroom. As I sat and observed the teacher I couldn’t help myself from wishing that I were the one doing the instructing. Every child in the classroom had a unique mental or physical disability...
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  • Curriculum Development Observation
    1. How are classroom materials changed and introduced in the classroom? Children learn best through active exploration. To ensure that they have a chance to develop a wide range of skills Ms. Ptasinski involves children in a variety of hands-on activities and gives them many activities to choose from...
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  • Essay
    involved in aspects of program design and governance (e.g., advisory councils and school leadership/management teams). Opportunities are provided for preschool staff and families to develop the skills necessary to actively and effectively participate in the governance process (e.g., workshops offered by the...
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  • Review of the Montessori Method
    self-selection and exploration.  Her beliefs around child development bear a similarity to Piaget's and were based on her extensive observations of children.  Maria’s observations of and work with children began with school of “deficient” children and within two years those children were able to pass the standardized...
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  • curriculum
    Discoveries from a Reggio-Inspired Classroom: Meeting Developmental Needs through the Visual Art E ducators from Reggio Emilia encourage us to see children as competent and strong (Rinaldi, 2001). They persuade educators to acknowledge the children's use of the visual arts as a "language...
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  • Child Developmental Services
    school they may not even need these services anymore which will not only save a parent money but will also make sure the child is in the regular classroom and there classmates will not know that they ever had trouble speaking, dealing with there emotions or even physically doing activities. If you as...
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  • Observation
    This observation includes the child listening to a story, and playing during “center time” with the interaction with other peers and Mrs. Lott., the teacher. The teacher is of African-American background and of the 15 students, `12 are Caucasian, two African American, and one Hispanic in addition, there...
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  • Auditory Processing Disorder
    of the difficulties; however, diagnosis should never be made by observation alone. Unless a clear abnormality is present in auditory electrophysiology or other physiologic measures, diagnosing Auditory Processing Disorder in preschool is not possible using current behavioral tools. However, with a...
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  • Early Childhood Science Unit Plan
    Marianna Stewart ECHD 641 Spring 2012 Science Based Curriculum PreSchool Unit Plan Farm Animals Table of Contents A. Context B. Introduction a. Objectives b. Concepts C. Curriculum Centers with Corresponding Guidelines ...
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  • Observation
    Running head: FIELD OBSERVATION Edwina Williams Field Observation Capella University Dr. Katie Green For this observation, I went to Malcolm X Child Development Laboratory Center on the far West side of Chicago. It is a preschool and Head Start program that is housed within Malcolm...
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  • The Effects of Friendships on Early Childhood
    months, at the middle school assessment. The data was collected across four 45-minute testing sessions and were group administered in the children’s classrooms. In Session 1, children completed peer acceptance ratings, nominated their best friends, identified a very best friend, and completed measures of...
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  • article
    training program on the aggressive and prosocial behaviors of preschool-age children. Seventeen early childhood educators were randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. A total of 68 preschool children, 4 from each educator’s classroom, also participated. The educator–child play groups included...
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