Suppose you have been working for the past five years in the infant room of your early childhood program. You realize that numerous parents cant’t understand what their infants are learning. You know that during this time, infants’ progress toward development milestones in areas of Erikson’s theory the infants in your class, to heighten their understanding of their infants’ behavior and how they can encourage their infants to grow in this area.
In your 1-2 page letter:
Explain to the parents what infants are learning through daily routines, interactions, and the environment.
Describe how you and your co-worker help support the growth of trust and attachment of an infant in the group care setting.
Discuss Erik Erikson’s trust vs. mistrust theory as it relates to interactions.