The Sociology of Native Americans and Early American Colonists

Before the arrival of the first European settlers, numerous tribes of Native Americans were allowed to establish themselves across the American continents in isolation and without interruption from outside forces. When the Mayflower finally arrived in 1620, the English settlers and Native Americans were so vastly different it is easily apparent as to why they […]

The Importance of Early Formal Education

Early formal education refers to the education that children obtain during early stages of their childhood. Early childhood is a crucial time period for the development of the mental functions of children. This development, including the emergence of the abilities and skills in areas such as language, motor skills, psychosocial cognitive, and learning, is now […]

The early years foundation stage

1. Explain the legal status and principles of the relevant early years framework/s, and how national and local guidance materials are used in settings. The early years foundation stage or as it is commonly known as EYFS. The early year’s foundation stage consists of a number of curriculums for children from birth to 5years. All […]

Puritan Irony in Early Colonies

Irony is when there is a situation that is strange because things happen in a way that seems to be the opposite of what you expected. A good example of the word ironic was when New England was settled. Two good examples of the irony during the settlement of New England were the religious and […]

Observation Techniques In Early Childhood and Education

“By observation, we mean closely watch, listen to and generally attend to what a child is doing, and record your findings as accurately and objective as possible”. Reasons why observations are so important: To ensure normative development To know where children are in terms of Holistic development To plan developmental appropriate activities. To have a […]

Stages of Human Development: Early Childhood

Early Childhood Early childhood is the term given to the stage that begins at infancy and lasts till the age of six (Chaloux, 2014). This time period is one of learning, development and growth – and is referred to by some educational psychologists as the “preschool” years. Features of Cognitive Development Language An infant’s brain […]

Early Childhood Curriculum

While being in this course I have learned about the different curriculums, philosophies and theories. In this paper I will be discussing how to develop an appropriate curriculum for preschool children. This paper will include the following topics: the theories and/or philosophies of Montessori; concepts learned throughout this course, how to apply them into an […]

Promote learning and development in the early years

1.1 Explain each of the areas of learning and development and how these are interdependent The EYFS sets the standards for children when they are aged 0-5. It sets out learning and development requirements, assessments and the safeguarding and welfare requirements. All schools, child minders, preschools and nurseries must follow the EYFS as it is […]

Navigating Early

* Summary: * After his mother’s death the young Jack Baker is uprooted from his home in Kansas and is placed in a boarding school in Maine. At the boarding school he feels lost and out of place. While trying to impress the boys and find a place in his school, he can’t help but […]

Reflect on the importance of a child centred approach in the Early Years

A – Reflect on the importance of a child centred approach in the Early Years A child centred approach in early years settings is important as it makes sure the children’s needs are met fully and it helps them reach their full potential. Children reflect their interests through their learning and different experiences. It is […]

Early Marriage

Marriage is the union of a man and a woman who makes a permanent and exclusive commitment to each other of the type that is naturally fulfilled by bearing and rearing children together. It is essentially a union of hearts and minds, enhanced by whatever forms of sexual intimacy both partners find agreeable but, there […]

Emergent Literacy Support in Early Childhood Education

26 preschool teachers and 8 preschool administrators drawn from 8 preschools in Kasempa and Solwezi districts constituted the sample. A total 680 preschoolers were part of the classroom environments in which naturalistic observations were conducted. The data were collected through questionnaires for preschool teachers, designed to capture preschool teachers’ knowledge of emergent literacy and classroom […]

Early diagnosis of autism and impact on prognosis

Autism and IQ Introduction Early diagnosis of autism and impact on prognosis: a narrative review             Fernell, Eriksson and Gillberg (2013) based the study of the individuals affected by ASD on the magnocellular theory. The theory’s main constructs include that the people suffering from the disorder will have impaired magnocellular transmission networks and that the […]