Everyone has something that they’re passionate about; I myself have something that I believe is just naturally in me. I have a passion for children. Ever since I was a child I always cared for my baby dolls more than your average 5 year old would; I would bathe them, change them, play with them, and even talk to them. As I grew older I noticed that my love for children wasn’t just a toddler stage, it was in me! As I got older the love for children grew with me. Growing up, I was an only child around a lot of adults so as the youngest in the house I felt as if no one ever understood me. Once I entered High School, The High School of my choice was ranked #1 academic school in Tampa, Florida. It was a special magnet school in which students got to pick a shop and do hands on learning. The summer of my 8th grade year I got a letter saying I had been accepted to Tampa Bay Technical High School in the Early Childhood Program which included parenting skills, and child development. Every week Tuesday through Friday we got to wear scrubs with our names on it, mine read “Ms.Jestine” at the top right with little building blocks around it. The Early Childhood classroom was HUGE! Only because we had a running preschool inside of it. Our pre-school- “Little Titan World Pre School”, ran from Tuesday through Friday 8am-12pm with a range from 15 to 20 preschoolers enrolled. I looked forward to going to the preschool everyday although I only got to work with them for an hour because I had other classes. With the children, I learned how to make them nutritious meals, redirect their misbehaviors,
SHAPING OUR FUTURE
SSG Corey L. McKinney
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All parents seek disciplinary
techniques that work. However, not
all techniques work for all ages or for
all children. Infants (birth to 18
do not need strong disciplinary
measures. When babies "misbehave"
they are often exploring and…
There are many key factors that play into a child’s development, the most important of these: the early childhood educator. The early childhood educator plays the role of primary influence in the child’s life, encouraging relationships between parent and child and establishing relationships between parent and teacher, helping the child’s skill set expand and they’re mental, emotional, and spiritual capacities to grow. The feelings I get when I become an influential force in a child’s life along with…
What behaviors would the child exhibit to keep the attached adult from leaving?
In early childhood, the child may show varies types of out of control behavior as a reaction from separation from attached adult. Children demonstrate behavior such as crying, clinginess, tantrums and want to be held.
How can another adult help the child to separate from the person that he or she is attached to?
Advising the parents to make sure the child is prepared. By having conversation about transition from home…
Discuss how early childhood education has evolved and its impact on cognitive development in early childhood.
Early childhood has evolved since the beginning of head start in 1965 and Sesame Street. Studies have found that children who started showing that short term IQ gains from head start education could fade away by the time they were to reach between 3rd and 4th grade, however children who have attended head start have been held back less often when they moved up to elementary…
I aim to outline the 12 principals and the 4 themes of Aistear.
Findings: Early childhood is a time of great opportunity for learning and development. In these early years children learn through love, trusting and respectful relationships and through discussion, exploration and play.
Aistear celebrates early childhood as a time of being, and of enjoying and learning from experiences as they unfold. This early learning lays important foundations for later learning. Aistear is the curriculum…
To maintain a commitment to professionalism.
Functional Area 13: Professionalism
• To maintain professional work habits in early childhood.
• To continuously update my knowledge in early childhood.
• To build a great relationship with the parents.
As an early childhood professional, I’m always open for new ideas and suggestions because I know we all have our differences when raising children. I ensure that all information that…
Little Kids, Big Questions: A ZERO TO THREE Podcast Series on Early Childhood Development - This series of 12 podcasts addresses some of the most common (and challenging) issues facing parents of babies and toddlers today, including sleep, crying, feeding and the development of self-control and self-esteem. Each podcast features an interview with an expert that focuses on how to apply the research of early childhood development to your daily interactions with your baby or toddler.
child’s development from very early on in life, and continues to have effects into early adolescence and adulthood. Studies have shown that living in poverty has led to a higher mortality rate among infants. With that, there is a much higher risk of abuse and neglect in homes that are facing the hardships of living in a poverty-stricken home. It has also been attributed with negatively affecting a child’s…
me and made me the person I am today would be my uncle. During my early childhood, my father was a very busy entrepreneur and was rarely home. Despite him being my father, I would see him maybe once or twice a week for a very short period of time. My mother was a hard working pharmacist and was still building her career. Both of my parents were constantly busy and never around. I was put with my uncle for most of my early childhood, he was also a entrepreneur like my father but he would take out a…
way to react when a crisis is happening and often act unexpectable to the situation (psychalive, 2018). For example, when the child is crying and the emotions are not acknowledged or reacted to appropriately by the parent caregiver.
Personal Early Childhood Attachment Style
Growing up, being the youngest of three, I was extremely attached to my father. My mother and father divorced when I was seven years old. I felt angry because I felt as if I didn’t have the sufficient time to spend with him like…