Promoting development and developmentally appropriate practice

Instructions
Week 6 Assignment : Promoting Development and Developmentally Appropriate Practice

The purpose of this assignment is to:

Describe the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development that occurs in early childhood (ages 3 through 6). (CO3)
Examine the role of play in the learning process of young children. (CO4)
Directions:

Imagine you are a teacher in a preschool or childcare setting working with children 3 to 5 years old. You want to promote growth in each of the developmental domains: physical, cognitive, social, and emotional. Using the Assignment 3: Promoting Development and Developmentally Appropriate Practice Template, choose five (5) activities for each domain, identify the materials that you will need for each activity, and describe how it promotes development (give your rational for choosing the activity). Include at least one (1) reference that supports your rationale. Please be sure that each of your activities is developmentally appropriate for your target age. You will have 20 activities total for this assignment. PLEASE WRITE IN COMPLETE SENTENCES AND FULLY DESCRIBE YOUR ACTIVITIES AND RATIONALE.

Grading rubric

Possible points

Student points

5 DAP (Developmentally Appropriate) activities are identified to promote physical development. Each activity is described in detail, includes materials needed and a rationale for why each activity was chosen.

20

5 DAP (Developmentally Appropriate) activities are identified to promote cognitive development. Each activity is described in detail, includes materials needed and a rationale for why each activity was chosen.

20

5 DAP (Developmentally Appropriate) activities are identified to promote social development. Each activity is described in detail, includes materials needed and a rationale for why each activity was chosen

20

5 DAP (Developmentally Appropriate) activities are identified to promote emotional development. Each activity is described in detail, includes materials needed and a rationale for why each activity was chosen

20

Information provided is written in complete, detailed sentences. Proper spelling, grammar and punctuation are used.

20

100