This assignment creates awareness of NAEYC’s position statement on developmentally appropriate practice.
Summarize the article by answering the three questions listed below. Each question should be discussed with a minimum of 5 sentences. Make sure you read the statement on Plagiarism. Also, do not copy and paste the article – that is plagiarism. Title must be included.
1.What is the main focus of the article? Why does NAEYC have a position statement?
2.What are three strategies or important parts of the position statement that are discussed in the article? (include which area your strategies are from- developmentally appropriate practice, the achievement gap, curriculum or teaching and learning)
3.How will you implement the strategies/ideas (from your second paragraph) when working with children and families? How will you incorporate them into your classroom/center/environment?
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Acceptable Length- should have an answer for each question with a minimum of 5 sentences. Summary must be reflective of course material and show comprehension of the article content.
20 points – Three paragraphs are included, each paragraph has a minimum of five sentences
20 points – First paragraph summarizes the main focus of the article
30 points – Second paragraph summarizes three strategies from the article
30 points – Third paragraph gives specific strategies/ideas you will use when working with young children.