CLASS: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Discussion Question: 100 WORDS EACH QUESTION
- How does the history of early childhood education relate to current
2. What do you think some of the most significant trends of the past have been that influence the delivery of early childhood programs today? Why?
NAEYC Standard 1 states, “Candidates prepared in early childhood degree programs are grounded in a child development knowledge base. They use their understanding of young children’s characteristics and needs, and of multiple interacting influences on children’s development and learning, to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for each child.”
- Further, NAEYC states, “Knowing and understanding the multiple influences on early development and learning.” What does this mean to you as a future early childhood educator?
2. How can teachers make quality and informative assessment a reality in the classroom setting? Provide specific examples of what teachers can do to make assessment central to their practice.