# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services II Task 331413343

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Implement developmentally appropriate practices that promote children's growth and development.

Definition

Implementation should include
  • research of brain development and brain-based learning
  • use of equipment and activities that promote cognitive and language development
  • incorporation of theoretical principles into a learning activity that accommodates developmental levels, learning styles, abilities, and interests of individual children
  • assurances through physical and emotional security to help each child accept and take pride in himself/herself and to develop a sense of independence.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • Why is brain development important for learning?
  • What are the functions of the brain?
  • How can early childhood professional provide learning experiences to enhance brain function?
  • What activities and equipment will promote cognitive and language development?
  • How does an early childhood professional decide what is developmentally appropriate?
  • What strategies and conditions encourage cognitive, physical, and social-emotional development?
  • What are the learning styles of children?
  • How do children’s abilities differ?
  • What are interests of children?
  • How can early childhood professionals provide a safe, nurturing environment?
  • What are activities to promote self-worth and independence in children?
Communication
  • What criteria should be used when planning activities for preschoolers?
  • How will information about what is developmentally appropriate be communicated to staff and parents?
Leadership
  • What is the expected outcome of providing experiences that promote children's growth and development?
  • What are the local, state, and federal guidelines for developmentally appropriate practices as they relate to cognitive, physical, and social development of preschoolers?
Management
  • How will the practices that promote children's growth and development be managed throughout the day?
  • What are the basic requirements for meeting individual children's needs?
  • What type of training should early childhood professionals receive to implement developmentally appropriate practices?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

Family Ties

 

Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Early Childhood Education

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Focus on Children

 

Illustrated Talk

 

National Programs in Action

 

Teach and Train

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4.2.4

Address specific developmental needs of children, youth and adults based on assessment of their abilities.

4.2.5

Analyze strategies that promote growth and development of children, youth and adults.