Lab assignment 2 - NAME Alyssa Bergman CLASS SECTION...

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NAME: Alyssa Bergman CLASS SECTION: HD202-907 CLASSROOM(S) OBSERVED: Ms. Shannon’s Infant room 012 Lab Assignment 2: Caregiver Characteristics Introduction Professionals who work with young children and their families use their knowledge of child development to guide their interactions with young children. Their aim is to provide relationships and experiences that encourage and support the optimal development of each child in their care. Certain personal characteristics and behaviors make them more effective in helping children to develop in the best manner. Purpose The purpose of this assignment is to give you the opportunity to observe characteristics and behaviors of the caregivers/teachers in the labs that increase their effectiveness in working with young children. See specific behaviors page. Tasks 1. Observe the environment and the caregivers/teachers in the infant and toddler rooms. Provide a specific example for each of the following categories of teacher/caregiver characteristics. Include the first names of the caregivers and the child or children involved in the examples you give. Positive toward life . Ms. Shannon greets every child and parent as they arrive to class each day, as well as when they child leaves. She is always smiling and has a very comforting tone of voice. Enjoys the children; respectful of children. Ms. Shannon and Ms. Audra are constantly walking around the room playing with the children and comforting them when they are crying or upset. They both respect every child in the room and have tabs on where everyone is at all times. They NEVER laugh or make fun of children when they do something wrong. They are there to help and support the kids. They do laugh when the child makes funny noises when trying to speak or when they get excited about something. Energetic and giving. Ms. Shannon and other caregivers (different day to day so I do not know their names) are very happy and smiling at all hours of there long day. They move with purpose and do not wonder around aimlessly. They are very devoted to making each
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child’s day the best it can be. They provide multiple opportunities for play, learning, and fun with multiple materials that engage the children completely. I have seen them before students arrive plan for the day and what activities they will be doing. They over plan in
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