In this module, you are learning quite a bit about developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood settings. For this assignment, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of how to contrast implementation of activities in a developmentally appropriate manner from those same activities implemented in a developmentally inappropriate manner.
To prepare for this assignment, review the following:
Review the NAEYC Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8 position statement from your reading.
View several examples of the completed assignment by clicking the link below:
Module 02 Written Assignment Examples
To complete this assignment, do the following:
Select three activities or lessons to focus on in this assignment:
If you are currently working with children, select three different specific activities or lessons that commonly occur with the group or individual child you are working with. If you are working with a range of age groups, select three different age groups to focus on for the assignment.
If you are NOT currently working with children, read the examples provided to guide you in selecting three specific activities or lessons that commonly occur with a particular group or individual child in an early childhood setting. Select three different activities with three different age groups to complete this assignment.
Choose a different type of activity than the ones in the example document you downloaded above.
2. Download a blank template for you to start from by clicking the link below:
Module 02 Written Assignment Template
3. Complete each section of the template with your name, the name of the activity you selected, the age group you selected, and the steps of how to implement the activity both in a developmentally appropriate way and in a developmentally inappropriate way. Type your steps directly in the two columns of the table in each section.