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Overview: Educators must intentionally select curriculum and instructional strat

Overview: Educators must intentionally select curriculum and instructional strategies that align with developmentally appropriate practices. To be developmentally appropriate, the curriculum must be culturally responsive, individually appropriate, and age appropriate. Instructions: In your initial post: Describe a learning experience that … Continue reading

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Prior to completing this discussion, please read Chapters 9, 10 and Section 15.1

Prior to completing this discussion, please read Chapters 9, 10 and Section 15.1 in the textbook and the A Comparison of Montessori and Traditional Middle Schools: Motivation, Quality of Experience, and Social Context (Links to an external site.) article. Additionally, … Continue reading

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Decide on a Topic and Construct your Thesis: The research paper topic must be ba

Decide on a Topic and Construct your Thesis: The research paper topic must be based on a current social issue, and the paper must be persuasive; therefore, an arguable stance (for or against) must be taken on the topic and … Continue reading

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Module 04 Content Overview: Establishing appropriate learning goals and objectiv

Module 04 Content Overview: Establishing appropriate learning goals and objectives is an important part of the curriculum planning process. Goals and objectives identify what you want your students to know or be able to do at the end of a … Continue reading

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Assignment: Compose a research-based essay focusing on the need for play in the

Assignment: Compose a research-based essay focusing on the need for play in the early childhood learning environment. Discuss how play has changed in the early childhood learning environment in the past few years. Discuss a professional’s position on play in … Continue reading

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Assignment: The purpose of this assignment is to have students familiarize thems

Assignment: The purpose of this assignment is to have students familiarize themselves with the NAEYC standards which are nationally recognized in education and leads educational policy. By familiarizing themselves with the standards and position statements of this organization, students become … Continue reading

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Assignment: For this assignment, you will be placed (virtually) in a real-world

Assignment: For this assignment, you will be placed (virtually) in a real-world scenario that occurs in schools. Please read the following description of the authentic performance task and complete the requirements as described in the scenario. SCENARIO “Imagine you are … Continue reading

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We have discussed and/or read about a whole range of theories to better conceptu

We have discussed and/or read about a whole range of theories to better conceptualize and think through childhood. We have also read and screened films about,and discussed “real life stories” of people – children, thinking about their childhood, and experiencing … Continue reading

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Prior to completing this assignment, read Chapters 7 and 8 in your textbook and

Prior to completing this assignment, read Chapters 7 and 8 in your textbook and read the Piaget’s Enduring Contribution to Developmental Psychology (Links to an external site.), On Major Developments in Preschoolers’ Imagination (Links to an external site.), and The Timing and Quality of Early … Continue reading

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Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review Chapters 5, 7, 8, 11, and 12,

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review Chapters 5, 7, 8, 11, and 12, which are the primary chapters in the textbook and provide you with the theoretical foundations for this project. Also review the Exploring Borderlands–American Passages: A Literary … Continue reading

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