Early childhood education is designed to teach skills that will enhance ______ as well as _______ abilities.
Increasing evidence shows that children can ____ from early education.
Children enrolled in good preschools experience ____ and ___ benefits.
child care centers
_________: provide care for children all day, while parents are at work
child care centers
Its primary purpose is to be more social and emotional than cognitive.
family child care centers
small operations run in private homes
center based care
Providers of _________ is offered in institutions such as school classrooms, community centers, churches that are typically licensed and regulated by the government. These teachers are often _____ professionals.
Desinged to provide intellectual and social experiences for children
Preschools are more limited in their schedules than family care centers: provide care for only ____ per day.
Mainly serve children from middle and higher socioeconomic levels:
Preschool designed to foster sensory, motor and language development through play. Children are provided with a variety of activities to choose from, with the option of moving from one to another.
Suggest that kids participate in negotiate curriculum and emphasized the joint participation of children and teachers.
Reggio Emilia Preschool
Builds on interests of children, promotes cognitive development through integration of the arts and participation in week long projects.
School child care often has ____ quality than other early education alternatives. ____ of states in the U.S. fund pre-K programs for 4 year olds. They are often aimed at _____ children. They are typically staffed by better _____ teachers and less regulated child care centers.
Argues that academic success is largely dependent upon factors out of parents control: inherited abilities and child's maturation rate
Erkind suggested that a better strategy is to provide an environment with which learning is _________, but not pushed.
Is a program designed to promote future academic success through physical health, self confidence, social and emotional development.