Early Childhood Education 1
Strand 3 Standard 1
1 class periods of 45 minutes each
Thinking & Reasoning
Lesson on different philosophies and the programs established for each.
Power point projector or notes from lesson plan, worksheet for each student. Good videos on this subject offered by Davidson Films (916-753-9604) or http://davidsonfilms.com/
It would be helpful to read the text on Program models.
Helpful to have worked in child care or visited a number of different kinds of daycares.
Students will understand the differences of the three different philosophies and the types of child care establishments that reflect these philosophies.
Power point presentation to be accompanied with Program Model work paper. Follow up with visits to a preschool of each of the different models. Evaluate each.
Successful completion of notes sheet and evaluation sheet on each center visited.
Textbook "Introduction to Early Childhood Education" by J. Brewer (ISBN 0-205-32657-9)