Support Young Children's Healthy Development And Learning

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2. According to Gonzalez-Mena and Widmeyer Eyer, a “ respectful and responsive curriculum is based on relationships that occur within planned and unplanned activities, experiences, and happenings” (2014, p. 26). This relationship-based curriculum, referred to as the “caregiving curriculum,” includes three fundamental policies: (1) a primary Caregiving system; (2) consistency; and (3) continuity of care. Using examples, describe how these policies work together to support young children’s healthy development and learning. The primary Caregiving system; consistency; and continuity of care policies work together to support young children’s healthy development and learning. The Continuity of care in a group setting lessens the amount of…show more content…
An exemplification of this is when you change a baby 's sleep schedule; they become cranky and annoyed all the time because they have to keep adjusting. Continuity is an important of primary caregiving because it allows you time as a caregiver to understand the needs of the child and their family (Gonzalez-Mena & Widmeyer Eyer, 2015). Continuity can be implemented though keeping a group of children with the same teacher for a long period (Gonzalez-Mena & Widmeyer Eyer, 2015). Your cynosure is to keep things the same together with keeping the number of children the same thought the program; do not add in additional numbers of children or caregivers. 3. Quality relationships are formed through ongoing interactions. Caregiving routines, such as feeding and diapering, provide valuable opportunities for building such relationships. Review “Relationships, Interactions, and the Three Rs” on pages 4–5 of the course text. Then select one of the Caregiving routines described in Chapter 3 and explain how respectful, responsive, and reciprocal interactions during this type of Caregiving routine can help build supportive relationships between infants/toddlers and caregivers. Relationships are key in infant-toddler care and education and they grow over time with interactions or as we have learned the "Three-R interactions" (Gonzalez-Mena & Widmeyer Eyer, Principles, Practice, and Curriculum, 2015). The Three-R interactions are respectful,
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