Week 6: Reflecting on Guiding Young Children’s Behavior
As you wrap up this week, consider what you have learned about child development, child guidance, and the essential role of significant adults in children’s lives. Recall your knowledge and awareness of the early childhood professional’s role in guiding children’s behavior when you began the course. Then use your time this week to reflect on how your understanding and knowledge has grown.
A student will:
Reflect on and synthesize learning with regard to new knowledge, skills, and insights on guidance of young children’s behavior
Based on the work you have done in this course and what you have learned, summarize the following:
Insights you have gained about young children and the knowledge and awareness that are essential to fostering positive guidance of young children’s behavior
Assumptions and misconceptions that can interfere with positive guidance and strategies, and considerations you will use to ensure that your guidance of young children is based on solid and objective information;
An area of child guidance of greatest interest to you from your work in this course, why it interests you, and a plan for increasing specific knowledge and skills toward gaining greater competency in this area.
Assignment length: 1–2 pages