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,
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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 testing
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.…
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 is handed or told to me remain confidential.…
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 framework for children from birth to six years in Ireland; it…
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 my sister and brother did, age wise. He left the house and I faced confusion and to why this was going on. I felt insecure with the idea of being without a father.…
Child sexual abuse is a large and growing concern in the development of children in relation to the course of Early Childhood Education. When settling on this topic, many questions quickly came to mind.…
Challenging Behaviors - This is a set of resources designed to help you better understand and cope with some of the typical challenges parents and those who work with families of young children face in the early years: Aggression, Defiance, Inconsolable Crying, Children who are slow-to-warm-up and Sleep.
Early Childhood Mental Health - Infant and early childhood mental health includes a full spectrum of social and emotional functioning.…
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 lot of time from his career to spend time with me.…
Early through Middle Childhood
Roger G. Schoen
April 6 2015
Early through Middle Childhood
“Kids don’t remember what you are trying to teach them. They remember what you are. (Jim Hansen)
Erikson (1950) “described early childhood as a period of vigorous unfolding” (Berk, 2010). Before we discuss the factors that influence children’s behavior values, or beliefs we must first understand the structure of these teachings and who guides the child.…