Explain developmentally appropriate practices that promote children's growth and development.
Explanation should include
- different ways of creating a learning environment to accommodate developmental levels
- learning styles, abilities, and interests of individual children
- identifying the benefits of various learning centers (e.g., dramatic play, fine motor, science, music, art, library, blocks).
- What is meant by developmentally appropriate practices? What are the goals of these practices?
- What criteria should be used to select practices that promote children’s growth and development?
- What are some potential consequences of implementing ineffective practices for instruction and play activities?
- What communication skills are needed for positive classroom management and child guidance?
- How are developmentally appropriate practices communicated to families and the community?
- How can technology be used as a tool for classroom management and instructional practices to promote children’s growth and development?
- What leadership skills are needed to implement practices to promote children’s growth and development?
- How can one evaluate practices to determine their effectiveness in promoting children’s growth and development?
- What training and resources are required to implement methods of classroom management that promote children’s growth and development?
- How can operations be managed to allow teachers adequate time to develop practices?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Early Childhood Education
Focus on Children
Public Policy Advocate
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze strategies that promote growth and development of children, youth and adults.