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For this assignment, you will be placed (virtually) in a real-world scenario that occurs in preschools. Please read the following description of the authentic performance task and complete the requirements as described in the scenario.
“Imagine you are the Early Intervention Specialist in a school district that is working to build relationships and provide support for families. You would like to create a supportive training program for families that provides: (1) A summary of the Three A’s ( Attention, Approval, & Attunement are the three A’s), (2) two activities for each ‘A’ that helps instill it in preschool children, and (3) the patterns and solutions to attachment issues in the preschool years. Outline this training in writing and develop key methods/ideas for teaching families these basics. Your plan should be realistic, coherent, and precise, and should address all three required components in a research-based manner using text support and outside research to create a comprehensive training presentation plan.”
The program description should be 1500 words and should include at least four (4) citations. The sections should be clearly marked with headings so that your instructor knows which points you are addressing. Follow the guidelines for APA writing style. The title page and references page so not count towards the minimum word amount for this assignment.
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Write a 1750 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer the questions for each bullet point. There should be separate sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least three (3) citations in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount.
- Describe the pros and cons of each of the six activities used in early childhood education based upon current research and relate personal experience of observing or teaching students using them. These six approaches to teaching are introduced, beginning on page 100 of the course textbook. Be sure to provide an in-depth analysis and synthesis of each of the six activities and support your answers with connections to your readings or outside research.
- Exploratory play
- Guided discovery
- Problem solving
- Direct instruction
- Design a plan for children being taught in classroom learning centers. Write a detailed plan based upon the following: Environmental features of learning centers, participation of children in the activities, and learning outcomes of activities. Choose three centers to focus your description (e.g., writing, math, science, reading, art, play, etc.).
- What are the advantages and/or disadvantages of presenting “story time” sessions to young children in small versus large groups? Support your answers with research.