- Implementing Early Childhood Programs
As an early childhood professional, you will need to make decisions about what to teach and how to teach it. For this assignment, focus on the following programs from Chapter 4: HighScope, Montessori, and Reggio Emilia. First, discuss the program features you liked and those you did not like of each of these programs. Then, choose one of the programs and explain what ideas from the model you would implement into your classroom and how you would implement these.
When responding to the question, it is important that you use the textbook and/or online sources to support your ideas.This includes citing as needed throughout your response and including a References page. Both the in-text citations and the References page should be composed in APA format. Please refer to the “Assignment Submissions” menu item for information about APA format.
This assignment links to the following course objectives:
- Identify the major historical influences and current issues affecting early childhood education today.
- Analyze the influence the classroom environment, daily schedule, and thought teachers have on the healthy growth and development of young children.
- Use teaching strategies that integrate Anti-Bias Curriculum and Developmentally Appropriate Practice across the curriculum. All assignments are to be double-spaced, 12 point font (either Times New Roman or Arial). Margins should not be larger than 1 inch on both the left and the right.
In the upper-left hand corner of your paper, please provide your name, date, and course number single-spaced.
Please use APA format for in-text citations and the References page only.