The Research Study Of Early Childhood Education

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The researcher will discuss the findings and analysis section of the signature assignment, which is related to the researcher’s study of Early Childhood Education. The chosen topic considered the achievement gap among students with learning disabilities in the context of the Common Core State Standards. As guided by the research questions, the researcher will present key literature, which supports the findings of the thesis. Accordingly, the researcher will identify the best concepts that contribute to the understanding of the issue involving early childhood education. In closing, the researcher will develop new research questions for future implication and a summary will conclude the essay.
Findings and Analysis Reflecting on Jean Piaget’s research, the stages of cognitive development is relevant to the United States education system today (Mergel, 1998). When educators and specialists understand children’s cognitive developmental milestones, they can employ early intervention measures for children with developmental delays or learning disabilities. Challenges exist for students with learning disabilities, which require a greater level of support for early intervention methods (Cengelci, 2013). However, current research has shown that there continues to be an achievement gap among students with learning disabilities in regards to the increased learning standards found within the Common Core State Standards (Fuchs, Fuchs, Compton, Wehby, Schumacher, Gersten, &…
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