Q: Describe ways you would communicate with a child where there is a
difference between the home and school in regard to spoken language
and the way it is used. How would you turn different communication
backgrounds into advantages, rather than disadvanta
Q: Select five (5) manipulative toys for the preschool setting. Create a
plan that would show how these materials would be adapted for a gifted
preschooler and a kindergardner with delayed cognitive abilities.
Q: What are some techniques teachers can use to help make an
evaluation session more productive?
One technique teachers can use to help make an evaluation session more productive is to make sure the
process is not intimidating to the teacher being evaluat
Q: How can the anti-bias movement affect a teacher's values and
Due to the anti-bias movement, teachers must make sure their values and attitudes do not negatively
impact the children in their care. Teachers must challenge themselves to be awar
Q: Describe three ways to consider the total environment and what
features each includes.
The three ways to consider the total environment are the physical setting, the temporal setting, and the
interpersonal setting. The physical setting incl
Q: Safety is foremost in the care of young children, yet "risk-taking" is
also part of growing up. What are some typical situations (indoors and
out) where children's play involves taking risks? What safety
precautions might one use to ensure the safety o
After reading the information on the web sites, describe some of the
efforts to encourage Native American children to retain their Navajo
culture. Record your strategies with enough details (and include WITH
There are many efforts educators
1. (20 points)
Q: How can a program keep children healthy and still allow for
children to function in ordinary and playful ways? Describe typical
behaviors, such as elimination, runny noses, eating, handling toys,
and playing in sand/dirt, then pinpoint d
4. Using Derman-Spark's suggestions, create a scenario of how you would
deal with a five-year old child how refused to play with a classmate who wore
diapers because of his spinabifida.
First, I would let the child that refused to play with the classmate
1. Which two (2) educators challenged your ideas about early childhood
education. What areas of teaching would your change in their
philosophy and why?
Arnold Gesell maturation theory challenged my ideas about early childhood education
because he deemphas