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Early%20Childhood%20Education-BB-1 - Early Childhood...

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Early Childhood Programs l Montessori l l l High/Scope l Most of these programs are based on ideas from Piaget and/or Vygotsky.
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Montessori l Started by Dr. Maria Montessori in Italy in the 1900s. l l Children direct their own learning (through discovery). l Children choose from structured activities. l l The teacher introduces materials and then remains as a “silent presence” in the classroom. l Activities help children understand complex concepts in a concrete way.
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A Montessori Classroom
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Reggio Emilio l Started by the parents in Reggio Emilio, Italy. l l Children learn through doing (movement, touch, hearing, seeing, listening). l Children need endless ways to explore and express themselves. l Parents are collaborators in learning (they are the first teachers). l l Projects stem from childrens’ interests and last until the interest is gone (usually long-term).
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Head Start l Initiated by LBJ in the 1960s during the War on Poverty. l Run by the Department of Health and Human Services. l Includes the following for economically disadvantaged families: l l l l
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l David Weikart developed the High/Scope approach in the 1960s. l Mainly an idea, rather than a specific program. l l Children learn by doing (hands on approach rather than a teacher directed approach). l Different centers and learning environments in the classroom. l l Children plan out what they want to do. l
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