This essay will begin by looking at trauma and what causes trauma, defining early intervention, and a discussion on Play Therapy as a means of Early Childhood Intervention. A considerable number of children in society today are exposed to traumatic life events. According to the American Psychological Association (2015), a traumatic life event is one that threatens injury, death, or the physical integrity of self or others and also causes horror, terror, or helplessness at the time it occurs. Traumatic events include, sexual or physical abuse, domestic violence, suicides, terrorism, war, and other traumatic losses.
Fuller and Strath (2001) conducted a quantitative research study that examined local populations of early education organizations based on the 1990 household census data to report features of the early childhood workforce nationwide. Multiple economic and regulatory forces shaped the population of early education organizations that operated within states and local communities. The median center-based teacher was 34 years of age, reported having completed some college, and was married. The median family childcare home provider had a high school diploma. Fifteen percent of all preschool teachers in urban areas were African American and 8% were Latina.
While some people argue that childcare centers are best places to care kids aged below school age, others believe that close relatives like grandma and grandpa are much convenient when it comes to taking care of a kid. This essay agrees that childcare centers are much advantageous for pre-school children due to professional educators they have. The modern childcare centers considered to be very beneficial for kids because they provide educational, mental and physicial support service as well as caring kids. Additionally, as there are other kids at the center, children have chance to broaden their minds and learn some crucial social and communicational abilities. Therefore, it is more likely for these type of kids to be successful in future
By: García, Justin D., PhD, Salem Press Encyclopedia, January, 2017. Retrieved from: https://content.ashford.edu/ Groark, C., McCarthy, S. & Kirk, A. (2014). Early child development: From theory to practice [Electronic version]. Retrieved from:
I resolutely support the notion that the contents of one's early childhood education have a significant bearing on their success in future educations, including secondary and post-secondary education. Accordingly, I have a keen interest in understanding what specific institutions -- both intra-academics, e.g. school funding, extracurriculars, etc. and inter-academics, e.g. family as an institution in and of itself -- affect the overall early childhood education, and its consequent implications. The interdisciplinary discourse of early childhood studies in conjunction with economics, -- the latter being my field of study-- specifically the analysis of both qualitative and quantitative indicators of "economic standing" plays a significant role
Many theorists discuss ways in which children are developing. Physically, emotionally, socially and language progressions. Within the early childhood sector, the study of children's development is vividly important as teachers learn to observe the children's individual learning patterns and habits. The practical knowledge of how to develop a child further will assist in utilising the children's skills and holistic development to their fullest potential, however, knowing how to practically aid children in the separate developmental domains is also key as individual kids need more help in some areas than others.
There are many aspects of society that can be compared when doing an analysis of three cultures: socio-economic statuses, occupations, fertility rates, diets, religions, economics, and politics are few among many. Education, and particularly early childhood education, is a fascinating topic to study when conducting a comparison because it has elements of all traits and greatly mirrors the values of the culture of that which it is present, “Preschools are sites where a variety of domains, interests, and social actors intersect. Preschool is where child rearing meets education; where the world of parents and home first meets the world of teachers and school” (Tobin, Hsueh, & Karasawa, 2009, p. 2). According to Tobin, Hsueh, and Karasawa (2009),
The development of literacy and language is a continual progress within a person. This development is one that starts from the moment a child is born (Hurst and Joseph, 2000). This development is promoted within the home environment and is extended within the early years’ classroom domain. Literacy and language development is comprised of four strands, which are listening, speaking, reading & writing. These four factors are in constant interaction together and are constantly developing within the person (Saffran, Senghas and Trueswell, 2001).
Preschool education is an extremely important start to a young child’s overall success in their early educational years and later life. Parents should supply their children with the best possible resources for them to grow up strong and successful. Children get a chance to enhance their knowledge, physical skills, and social/emotional skills in a pre-K environment. These are skills that they will use for the rest of their lives.
Topic: Justify the inclusion of social studies in the early childhood curriculum To say that social studies should not be included in the early childhood curriculum, would be an understatement. Just take an in-depth study at what social studies is and its key goals. we must justify the inclusion of social studies in the early childhood curriculum because it is closely linked to the key goals and the growth and development of early childhood age children. Early childhood education will be broadened by adding social studies to the curriculum.
Introduction In early childhood education, it is important for teachers to always consider and understand children and the families’ needs. Early childhood teachers cannot only work with their colleagues to face children and the families’ needs but also need to work with multi-disciplinary to collaborate the ideas with each other and discuss the best outcome for the children and the families in early childhood education setting together. So, the more explanation about the multi-disciplinary team is that teachers with different professionals such as psychologists, child social worker, police, adult social worker, health visitor or court working together to provide different services and support for children and the families’ needs. They are diverse professional groups who work together in order to collaborate, reflect, access and support children’s development, health and learning and also families' needs.
Quality in the Early Years is based on the respected educational goals and practice of the cultural communities making up a society. A definition of quality in the early years differs by the perspectives of each of the settings stakeholders (Huntsman, 2008). It comprises of a range of things that change between and depends entirely on the needs of each individual. Today in Ireland early year’s educators in settings throughout the country are increasingly more challenged to provide quality services that meet both the requirements and expectations of each child attending their settings and also their families (CECDE, 2006). Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) has in many countries become a policy priority.
The Open University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education PTD38 Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (2014-2015) ASSIGNMENT 1 MY PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION Student Number: 11396646 Student: CHENG KA YIU, YOYO Class: U09A Course Code: EDU4017EP Course Title: Introduction to Early Childhood Education Instructor: Ms. Hailey Chan Programme Leader: Dr. Eunice Yim Submission Date: 14 November 2014