answer the following questions with at least one reference apa style 1

Please answer each question completely, must include one reference per question apa style


Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Review the NAEYC position statement on developmentally appropriate practices in the course readings.

  • Do you think the NAEYC position paper adequately addresses children with special needs? Why or why not? Give details and examples to support your point of view.
  • Describe your views on and experiences with developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Give examples of how your school integrates technology into the curricula to support developmentally appropriate practice.


Developmental Delays and Curriculum

Consideration must be given to curriculum addressing the needs of preschool children with developmental delays.

  • Which approaches or models of curriculum development do you think will best address the needs of preschool children experiencing a delay in cognitive, physical, social, or emotional development?
  • Describe the delay you will address.
  • Give details and examples to support your point of view.
  • Compare and contrast your state standards for early childhood education with the Romanian Early Education Curriculum as Reference Framework’s Eight Key Competencies.


Preschool Curricula

Preschool curricula should feature specific components, meet certain criteria, and address particular competencies.

  • Critically examine a preschool curriculum, preferably the one where you teach. Identify the type/s of curriculum design present. Give detail and examples to support your point of view.
  • Does the curriculum design support the types of content, activities, and competencies appropriate to a preschool audience? Cite evidence for your point of view.
  • If the curriculum is lacking in some area, how would you revise it to close the gap?
  • Which component of instructional design do you think is the easiest to develop? Which is the most difficult? Why?


Multicultural Curriculum

Research supports the idea that all children benefit from multicultural curricula.

  • What are the benefits and challenges of using a multicultural curriculum in a seemingly non-diverse preschool setting? Use references to support your answer.
  • Share an example of how you adapt the curriculum for students with special needs in your classroom.