Early Childhood Education ( Ece )

1050 Words Jan 19th, 2015 5 Pages
Early childhood education (ECE) is an area of educational theory which relates to the teaching of young children up until the age of about eight, with a specific focus on developmental education, most prominent before the start of required education. Although, parents are seen as a child 's first teacher and therefore an essential part of the early learning process. There are five developmental domains of childhood development which include physical, social, emotional, cognitive skills, and language skills. These domains play an important part in a child growing up. When a child develops physically he tends to gain control of motor skills. A child’s social skills help them to be able to get along well with others. His emotional connections develop when children relate to other people and share their feelings. The way, in which a child communicates helps with his language, including how they present their feelings and emotions. Cognitive skills include problem solving, creativity, imagination and memory really helps a child to organize his memory. The role of the administrator is different from that of the teacher in program and curriculum planning because the role of an administrator is to ensure the quality of a childhood program. Administrators may include center directors and assistant directors, curriculum coordinators, teacher supervisors, and program managers (Gadzikowski, 2013). Their role is more like the master planner and…
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