Lecture 1.22.07 - Observation of Children's Play Guidelines for the Play Observation Paper Assignment Spring 2008 The purpose of this assignment is

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Observation of Children’s Play Guidelines for the Play Observation Paper Assignment Spring 2008
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The purpose of this assignment is for you to have an opportunity to observe children’s play and connect what you see to the theories discussed in class. The assignment begins with observation of children’s play. Observe children during “free play” in a formal setting such as a child care center, school, or other formal group setting. Take detailed notes during your observations.
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Observation at UT Child Development Centers The UT Child Development Centers very graciously permit our ALD 321 students to observe in their classrooms. Sign-sheets for next two weeks will be available during class each week. See “Guidelines for Observers” on Blackboard
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Watch and take notes- How did play begin? How long did it last? With others or alone? Where is the child playing? What materials does the child use? How does the play end? What exactly did they do or say?
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When taking notes, think about the difference between Description Interpretation Smiled while looking at another child. Liked the other child
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ALD 321 taught by Professor Reifel during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture 1.22.07 - Observation of Children's Play Guidelines for the Play Observation Paper Assignment Spring 2008 The purpose of this assignment is

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