Disadvantages Of Early Childhood Curriculum

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Introduction According to NAEYC (2003) “High-quality early education produces long-lasting benefits” (par. 1). Curriculum that is well-planned and intentionally implemented is beneficial to all students. It should also be culturally relevant and both supportive and challenging. There is much that goes into creating developmentally appropriate lesson plans and curriculum for young learners. Early childhood educators need to draw on many sources other than just their own knowledge in order to evaluate, create, and implement engaging and effective lessons. It is important that they have a deep understanding of content knowledge and how to access the many resources that are available so as to aid them in creating lessons that reflect accurate knowledge in all domains (Meschke, Peter, & Bartholomae, 2012). And, since it is the responsibility of all teachers to meet the needs of each of their students, they must also be able to effectively make adaptations as needed. Teaching is full of many responsibilities, roles, and challenges, by adhering to NAEYC’s standard number 5, early childhood educators will be better able to promote comprehensive developmental and learning outcomes for their young students.
Understanding and Reinforcement of Standard Many studies have looked at whether there is a direct relationship between the quality of instruction and the education level of the teacher education and they have found that teachers’ level of education is associated with
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