Introduce yourself. Reflect upon this week’s reading, Understanding Family Diversity, Chapter 2, by sharing a personal experience from either your own schooling or classroom teaching regarding Family Diversity. (Only share an experience that you feel comfortable sharing.) What role did family, school and community play? Discuss how your experience compares to the text suggestions. What worked well? What could have been done differently? Support your response with course materials. Your initial response is due by Thursday, midnight. Initial posts received AFTER Thursday 3/7/19 midnight will not receive credit.Couchenour, D. & Chrisman, K. (2013). Family, School and community Together for Young […]
3-5 pages: double-spaced; size 12 font in Cambri, Calibri, Arial or Times New Roman. Works Cited page counts toward page count. Use APA style. Read a book for children or young adults that has been challenged in the past 20 years. You may use the lists at http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/frequentlychallenged/index.cfm as a resource to help you select a title. Find out what you can about the circumstances of the challenge(s). Write a informational paper about the book and the circumstances of it becoming a banned/challenged book. State your opinion as to whether you agree or disagree with the banned/challenged status of the […]
THE ASSIGNMENT Read all the stories about children that follow. You will find the four stories by clicking on the links located below the assignment thread in the assignment section in Moodle. Decide which child interests you the most and then analyze that child’s story. Be sure to indicate which child’s story you are analyzing. Make sure to properly cite any resources used in your discussion of this child. Use the following prompts to compose your paper: • What did you learn about the development of the child in the story? Consider all areas of development. . (Approaches to Play […]
Discuss three careers in which knowledge of child development is important. For each career, discuss what type of knowledge you believe would be important to know. Discuss, in your own words, why theories of development is important. Your textbook discusses individual differences in development. Think about your childhood. Describe a moment in which you and your siblings remember an event in different ways. If you are an only child, can you think about an experience where you and a friend or friends remember an event in different ways? Can you think of an example in which one of you was […]
Forum 2A Options Menu: Forum Young children’s development is impacted by family. What changes do you see occurring in today’s society and families, and what challenges do you expect them to present to the socialization process of today’s children? Share one resource/strategy that you learned from your field experience that supports families. How does that strategy support children’s development and learning? How is knowledge about family strengths, functions, and structures useful to early childhood educators? Your initial response is due by Thursday 3/14/19, midnight. Initial posts received AFTER Thursday midnight will not receive credit.
For this assignment, locate three Code of Conduct policies from three different universities/colleges. Note the similarities and differences of the three policies. In a table, list the elements that each institution of higher learning shares within the three policies you chose. In the same table, list any elements that stand out as different as the others. Following the table you created, develop a Code of Conduct policy, based on the best practices determined by your assessment of the three that you chose. Justify the choices made in the final Code of Conduct policy that you fashion. Length: 4-6 pages, not […]
Implement strategies in classroom and discuss with colleagues. It is a page reflexion “My next focus is to learn engagement strategies that engage students in active learning through interactive learning/peer sharing. I believe in creating a conducive environment where students are motivated to participate without fear.
Bias (or prejudice) mean a strong inclination of the mind or a preconceived opinion about something or someone. A bias may be favorable or unfavorable: bias in favor of or against an idea. Bias can be shown within classrooms of early childhood. You have a classroom of several students. Within the classroom you have a student with a disability. But you have to be careful not to be bias or show favoritism toward certain students. Plan an activity that is difficult for a child with a disability to complete successfully. Create a plan to simplify the activity and break it […]
nstructions For this assignment, develop a culminating project in which you are able to showcase your learning in the course and synthesize relevant literature in the field. Select one of the following as a basis for your project: A literature-based research report on a professional issue in the field facing student affairs staff who work closely with students An in-depth, field-based case study of a current issue involving students and staff at a particular institution (with literature review) A demonstration project that presents a model response by a student affairs unit to a legal or ethical matter (with relevant literature […]
Gender roles are the role or behavior learned by a person as appropriate to their gender, determined by the prevailing cultural norms. Is gender roles within early childhood important? How do you not show a stereotype when talking about gender roles? You are to put together a simplified lesson to teach young children about gender roles. Give specific steps within a lesson plan on how you would teach children about gender roles. Be creative. How will you get your point(s) across to the children? Be specific in what you use within your lesson plan (if you are using materials). Be […]