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Chapter 8 of The Exceptional Child by K Eileen Allen. * 3 Main Points from the

Chapter 8 of The Exceptional Child by K Eileen Allen. * 3 Main Points from the Chapter * Two suggestions for parents, educators, and/or student (based on chapter). * Include video clip to support the chapter information (no more than 5 minutes) include the link. *Include supporting details using credible sources, journals, and articles. *Title/Reference Slides are not a part of the 10 Slides. 10 SLIDES of CONTENT ONLY. *Avoid overloading the slides with text (less is more). Include references…

Have you ever made a scrapbook, photo album, or a “Me Book” for your personal pl

Have you ever made a scrapbook, photo album, or a “Me Book” for your personal pleasure? Do you think children might enjoy these activities? Creating a simple “Me Book” can be a meaningful and enjoyable project even for children who are at the earliest scribble stage. Trying too hard to have children make “cute” projects and guiding them to make their art look like the teacher’s sample can undermine the integrity of the child's artistic expressions. As you watch the…

Overview: The physical environment for an early childhood classroom should conta

Overview: The physical environment for an early childhood classroom should contain carefully selected materials that are arranged to invite exploration and encourage divergent thinking. To explore the planning that goes into creating a well-designed classroom space, you will lay out multiple learning/activity centers in an ideal early childhood classroom space and design one Activity/Learning center. Imagine you have all the money, materials, and space necessary for your classroom Activity/Learning Center and be creative! Instructions: 1. Review Figure 6.1 Basic Interest…

Think about how you feel when you are in a room that is well-designed and organi

Think about how you feel when you are in a room that is well-designed and organized. This video discusses the impact of room arrangements on preschool children. Notice the differences in the way the children play before and after the room makeover and the strategies used to make the environment more appropriate for learning. In your initial response, answer the following questions: As a teacher, in what ways will the organization of your classroom affect your behavior and attitude? Do…

Have you ever noticed how children can be captivated by looking at objects in th

Have you ever noticed how children can be captivated by looking at objects in the world – shells on the beach, frogs in a pond, pebbles on the playground? In this video, a teacher explores with toddlers an imaginative setting in the classroom to stimulate their creative thinking and encourage interaction with the classroom environment. As you watch, notice how she engages different senses in her activity. Describe how the teacher in the video encourages aesthetics using sensory exploration. Describe…

Overview: In this assignment you will reflect on your own aesthetic sensibilitie

Overview: In this assignment you will reflect on your own aesthetic sensibilities and explore the concept of aesthetics to deepen your understanding of why it is important to involve children in the arts and allow them to experience their environment in ways that encourage critical thinking. The assignment has two parts, each of which has an activity and a written essay. Instructions: Part A: Non-traditional Objet d’Art 1. Find an object in your environment that is not typically considered to…

https://www.virtuallabschool.org/infant-toddler/learning-environments/lesson-1?m

https://www.virtuallabschool.org/infant-toddler/learning-environments/lesson-1?module=4151 Read the information in this section. Watch Video #1 and Video #2 Please list 3 main points of each video (6pts) ********************************************************************************************************** Environments Affect Behavior https://www.virtuallabschool.org/infant-toddler/learning-environments/lesson-1/act/13861 Please complete all 9questions (18pts) Read questions carefully ************************************************************************************************************ Please design an infant classroom with the tools provided (5pts) Please design a toddler classroom with the tools provided (5 pts) https://www.virtuallabschool.org/infant-toddler/learning-environments/lesson-1/act/13831 ************************************************************************************************************* Complete practice quiz at the bottom of the reading and take picture of results

You may also review the pandemic that has affected us over a year:  Covid19.   

You may also review the pandemic that has affected us over a year:  Covid19.    Read the information on the flu problem in the country [click “flu activity”] and write a summary of the information you’ve learned about this year’s flu epidemic.  You may choose to write about what you learned about our Covid19 epidemic instead of the flu epidemic. 

Infant/Toddler Observation-SLO #1 PLEASE LOOK AT THE LINKS I HAVE PROVIDED. Obse

Infant/Toddler Observation-SLO #1 PLEASE LOOK AT THE LINKS I HAVE PROVIDED. Observations: Observation allows you to look at the environment, children’s interactions with their peers, teachers, language use, and other developmental milestones and domains. You have learned several developmental theories related to understanding the cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development of young children. The application of what you observe and developmental theories is important in providing insight into what to expect (typical development) as well as identifying a delay in development…

Instructions: The debate about what influences aggressive behavior continues to

Instructions: The debate about what influences aggressive behavior continues to be relevant as children are playing more and more violent video games. For this assignment you will review the relevant research on the relationship between video games and aggression and take a position. You will also present a brief discussion of a potential study design to further investigate the topic. This paper should be 5-6 pages in length. A minimum of 4 research (peer reviewed scholarly material) sources must be…