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Early Childhood Education

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Vanessa Galvan

on 20 September 2014

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Transcript of Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education
Professor Nyawachi

Early Head Start
Thank You!
Early Childhood Education is the formal teaching and care of young children.
Educational Philosophies
Learning is a joyful journey that begins from young and continues throughout their lives culminating in a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and wisdom.

It is with this desire to nurture the young that brings about the learning community.
To foster a learning organization in partnership with parents, global institutions and organizations to provide innovative educational and training programmed towards the development of dynamic individuals with strong moral values and a passion for lifelong learning.
To be a leading global institute in the provision of quality early childhood education programs for young children as well as education, training and professional development for lifelong learners.
Main Focus of the Program's Curricula
The curricula offers the hope that the focus of education will be on the development of effective, efficient, ethical children who will approach their world thoughtfully. With the help of good teachers, children will not only absorb the content that focuses on education in all its permutations, but also learn how to consider multiple perspectives..
Role of the Teacher
Encourage Children to express themselves, their feelings, and their thinking.
have to develop new and different ways of meeting parents’ and children’s needs.
Respect the values of families
Head Start is indeed a very important part of our society. It helps a child learn very young and gain different perspectives and views about our world. Also, it prepares the child for Kindergarten.
The Parent's Role
Parents are the children’s first teachers, and the experience and guidance they do or do not provide shapes their children for life. It is in the family that basic values, literacy skills, and approaches to learning are set and reinforced.
Get involved with the child
Parents are welcomed to join and stay with the child.
How it helps the Child

To be wiling to learn
To listen, get involved, respect, and be attentive.
Share with others.
To explore
The Child's Role

Puzzles- identify colors, shapes, intellectual challenges.
Shapes-identify different shapes,sizes and learning different colors.

Nature of Work
CD's/ Cassettes
Arts and Crafts
Materials Used
Games Played
Playing Outdoors with the little kids.
Indoors doing crafts and eating snacks.
Planning lessons
Teaching basic lessons that will help children learn.
Snack Time!
Milk/ Juice
Early head start was established in 1994.
This program serves low income families with infants and toddlers and pregnant women with their families.
Age Group
Serving children birth-5 years old.
provide health, education, social services, and parent-community involvement in one program.
enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.
to help children get familiar with school.
Physical Development and health
Social and emotional development
Approaches to learning
play houses
Nap Time
45 minutes
Before the nap they read a book or show a movie depending on the age.
Depending on the parent's schedule
In can be in the morning or in the afternoons.
2- 6 hours
Graduates of Head starts
Less Likely to repeat a grade
More likely to graduate from high school
Given a chance to catch up with their peers
More likely to enter kindergarten aware of any possible speech and language impairments.
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