Expectations About Learning how To Be a Caregiver Discussion
JE Part 1
2. Why are you taking Introduction to Psychology? What is the first thing that pops into your brain when you hear the word Psychology?
3. What are you hoping to experience and/or achieve by taking this course? What are some of your expectations of this course?
4. Tell us three facts about yourself and one lie: See if we can guess the lies of others…..(Here are mine)
1. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of LA.
2. I once had a close-up encounter with a black bear while fishing in Canada.
3. I cannot resist thumbing through the People Magazine while checking out at stores (a shallow confession).
4. I’m a die hard Green Bay Packer’s fan.
CE Part 2
On a piece of paper, put a line down the middle
On the left side, My Favorite Teacher
On the right side, put Me
List the characteristics of your favorite teacher on the left side
Then list your own characteristics
How do the two lists compare?
Are you similar to your favorite teacher?
If not, what should you do to get there?
Anyone can teach young children
True or false?
Do you believe that a high-quality education in the early years will benefit children later in life and why
Perry Preschool Project
19621967, 123 African American children born into poverty and at-risk of failing school. at ages 3 and 4
divided some received a high-quality preschool program and
other group received no preschool program.
97% of the study participants still living were interviewed at age 40.
Part 4 just reply
National Association for the Education of Young People (NAEYC)
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
DAP involves teachers meeting young children where they are (by stage of development), both as individuals and as part of a group; and helping each child meet challenging and achievable learning goals.
Part 5 just reply
Knowing about child development and learning.
Knowing what is typical development at each age and stage of early development is vital.
Knowing what is individually appropriate
Observing childrens play and interaction with the physical environment and other children, helps teachers understand each childs interests, abilities, and developmental progress.
Knowing what is culturally important.
Getting to know the childrens families and learning about their values, and expectations. This information helps teachers provide meaningful, relevant, and respectful learning experiences for each child and family.
Course is observation and assessments
What do I want to learn in this course?
What will I find most interesting in this course?