The Importance of Play
Through play children learn what no
one can teach them.
- Lawrence Frank
What is play?
Types of Play
According to NAEYC
Four Types of Play:
Sensory/manipulative/object play/ and phy
Lecture Notes on Development
Principles of Child Development
The way in which children develop is both unique and universal. The
rate at which an individual child passes through developmental stages is
unique to that child and is characterized by many spu
Survey 10 women who have given birth, you may be one of the three.
25 or younger
25 - 30 year olds
31 - 40 year olds
41 - 50 year olds
Location: Jacksonvile NC Jackson TN
Saint Louis MO
San Diego CA
Age: 25-30years old 2
AT 3 Survey
After talking to ten different women of different ages about the information that was
given to them while they were pregnant I was not shocked at all with the findings that I have
collected. Each women was asked a yes or no que
Name : Amanda Humphrey
Date: May 6, 2012
Personal History-My name is Amanda
Humphrey and I am 26 years old. I have two
little boys age 3 and 1. I am a single mom as
well as a student.
Interest-I love to read and do crafts with my
children. I take them fis
Welcome to Child Care Networks
#79 Infant Room
Welcome to the Infant Room at CCN#79! Our goal is to
provide the best care for your child and meet the
educational needs while your child is in our care. Ms. Amanda Humphrey
Lead Teacher for the Infants at Ch
A. Create a list of 10 recommendations or criteria you will follow when you
are designing your multi-media presentation.
Will include text
Will include graphics
Will include animation
Will include sound
Use a single background or frame though out presenta
A. How does Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences connect to
learning with multimedia?
Howard Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligences is a group of eight
different intelligences that account for the broader range of human potential in
A. Find computer-created documents and/or websites related to early
childhood/education/children and preview them. Which graphics appealed
to you? What do you think makes them appealing or interesting? Consider
size and placement of the graphics and comme
A. Provide a list of 10 commonly used data bases.
1. Microsoft Access (pg. 280)
2. FileMaker Pro (pg. 280)
3. AppleWorks (pg. 280)
5. IBM DB2
6. Microsoft SQL Server
Wikipedia contributors. "Databases."
A. As an early childhood professional identify several ways (at least 5) you
would use spreadsheet tools in your program?
1. Tracking children progress with certain tasks.
2. Organizing the information of each child in the class.
3. Creating menus for the
1. Choose a topic or theme related to early childhood that you wish to explore
and compare several (at least 4) Internet search engines for their ease of use,
cataloging of sites, speed of finding information and use of logical terms to
number of hits and
This Week as a Preschooler.
When I grow up. I want to be a Dentist
Fe b r u a r y 1 3 - Fe b r u a r y 1 7
Please remind your
children to wash their
hands when coming
into the room; its Flu
You are hosting a "Technology Information Night" for the parents/families in
your school system or program. One of your goals is to explain to them why
computers and technology should be used in elementary schools and/or in
child care programs. You will n
1) Compare and Contrast Behaviorism and Constructivism. List at least 3 elements of each.
Behaviorism uses a teacher-directed approach. Behaviorists see the teacher of the
classroom as the manipulator of the environment that is experienced
A. What experiences have you had with computers in educational settings?
What do you use a computer for? How would your life be different if you
didn't use/have a computer?
During school, when I was growing up, we used computers to do many
effective power point
By: Amanda Humphrey
March 7, 2012
with a blank slide
attention-grabbing title screen
a single background throughout
headings in the same place
A. Write a policy for computer use for a school or child care center. Your
policy should include how all students including students with special needs
and diverse learners will be accommodated, how access to computers will be
equitable for all learners,
February 18, 2012
Topic: Smaller Class Size for Preschool
As an early childhood educator I have seen a growing number of children enrolled in
preschool programs. But with the rise of the number of c
A.Research 5 different assistive technology devices that you would use with children 0 - 8 years
of age. Summarize how to use each device and the disabilities that would benefit from the
assistive technology. Choose devices related to computers and techno
A. Advocate on behalf of using computers and the latest technology in early childhood
programs. Create a list of why there should be computers in early childhood programs
and how young children benefit from programs that use technology. Consider all of th
A. Identify at least 3 new things you learned about e-portfolios in the reading
1. The Portfolios fit into the constructivist view of learning because they
contain representation of knowledge that the students themselves have
synthesized and c
A. What is your definition of computer literacy? What role does it have in the
future? What do you believe is your role in computer literacy? How will you
use the computer to teach problem solving to young children? Why is this
A. In your own words summarize several different viewpoints on early
keyboard instruction and provide the URLs for each viewpoint. Discuss the
advantages and disadvantages to early keyboard instruction.
According to Lloyd W. Bartholome, Head of Business I