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philosophy by studying children’s capabilities, development, motivations, and purpose. The reason is that an analysis of a child’s social and cultural backgrounds influences educators’ technique of knowledge provision. In addition, the knowledge of a child’s backgrounds helps the educator to understand a youngster’s comprehension capability. For example, John Dewey (2003) viewed early learning settings as places where people can create an enabling environment for the child to learn. Educators together with the children interact for beneficial relations that entail constructing knowledge and understandings. The way people perceive early childhood education has taken a different path due to the influence that new studies about children’s learning capabilities have on them (James & Prout, 1997). The modification is due to widespread perspectives about children and how early learning influences their behavioral changes. How Children Learn Children learn differently, and the environment they are exposed to in their lives determine whom they become during the adult stage. In their learning, children differ from the adults in numerous ways. A study of young children illustrates the strengths and weaknesses that relate to a child’s ability to acquire knowledge. A child’s mind is different from that of an adult, although it has the capability of acquiring a lot of knowledge than the adults can do. Children learn through the exposure to an environment that is supportive to their needs (Kessler, 2014). An educator needs to engage an emotional, social, cognitive, and linguistic approach to assist in the development of a child. The provision of such an environment equips the child with the necessary skills for use in school and later in the workplace as well as community. In addition, research indicates that the provision of a supportive environment for the child to learn starts at
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PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 5 home where parents offer physical, emotional, and psychological support to prepare the child for the next phase of life. The development of children requires a sensitive approach and the educators should be ready to assist through the provision of a stable, caring, and interactive environment. For the educators to work with young children, he or she has to take note of the increasing complex environments. This includes aspects such as policy demands, cultural diversity among children, new technology, and improvements in public accountability. Parents look upon the educators to change the fortune of their children, especially with the rise of standardized curriculum frameworks (D’Angour, 2013). Some researchers such as Emilia have offered various evaluations about ECE programs. In one of the recent research, she suggested that educators develop new ideas about early childhood education through exposure to new theories. The scholars in some of these examinations suggested that people’s brains develop over time and that both brain structure and a child’s developing abilities are built from the ground and all the way to the top (Kessler, 2014). A supportive environment allows for the development of
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