A. What are the 100 languages of children? Explain what this means in your own words.
Children are encouraged to depict their understanding through one of many symbolic
languages, including drawing, sculpture, dramatic play, and writing. They work togethe
A. Describe at least 3 centers you will set up to encourage children to read and
write while they are playing. Include the props and materials that will be in
the centers. Describe what the children will be doing.
Reading Center I would set up this center
a. Using information in the text and assigned link pages, provide at least 5
examples of how you will use assessment to develop curriculum.
a. Identify 8 considerations for early childhood assessment (Hint: these are in
the link reading).
a. Describe a preschool environment that promotes language and literacy. Use
both textbooks for your sources.
Language and literacy is a very important part of a childs development. As
early childhood educators it is our jobs to teach the children as m
A. Use the following Key Developmental Indicators (early learning standards)
from the High Scope Curriculum to complete this activity: H53 Diversity, F43
Pretend Play, and E36 Measuring.
Activity: Look different but still the same
a. Explain how you will use curriculum to accomplish the following:
-help a child feel better about themselves
-handle racial insults or stereotyping
-reduce sex stereotyping in children
-welcome a child with a disability into your program
a. Describe a room environment that encourages children to be creative. Use
both textbooks to answer this prompt. Cite page numbers from both.
Every early childhood educator wants their classroom to encourage children
to be creative and it is possible b
a. Identify and explain 5 different ways you will prevent anti-social behaviors.
1. Be alert- Paying attention to all children in the room and be aware of what
is going on. It is better for a teacher to intervene before things get out of control.
Name: _Amanda Humphrey
Date: _April 18, 2012
Placing counters in different type of
How much water/sand will fit?
Building a F
a. Identify 3 different strategies for helping children and families separate.
Describe your strategies.
1. Helping the Child- Invite the child to come into the classroom before the
start day. Having the parent bring the child in after work or with a f
a. For each of the 8 categories outlined in the text, identify an appropriate
activity to enhance preschool children's physical development in that category.
1. Locomotion: Running and Leaping (pg. 149) - Have children run
from one end of the playgroun
a. List 5 ideas you will implement when designing an environment with
1. Selecting furniture with lighter surfaces (pg. 98) helps create ambient
light and brighten up the room.
2. Using storage items because personal storage acknowled
a. Identify 5 environmental designs you will use to encourage play in your
Having a plentiful of materials to encourage children to paly freely because
having enough equipment to go around promotes comfortable, harmonious
play. (pg. 44)
a. Identify 3 things you knew about curriculum before completing the reading
Three things that I already know about curriculum is that it includes creative,
emotional, physical, social, and cognitive areas of every child, that there is a
a. Identify 5 ways you will involve families in curriculum and curriculum
1. Ask them what they want their children to learn and why.
2. Using Families as resources for teaching children about culture.
3. Setting up families to volunteer in
February 22, 2012
Emergent Curriculum is a curriculum that is based on what the students are interested in
and passionate about as well as the teachers interest and passions. T