Using the theories and approaches that were discussed, fill in the table below ranking each according to how you connected with them (“most connected” at the top and “least connected” at the bottom) Be sure to delete the example row provided.

Intro to Early Childhood education

Using the theories and approaches that were discussed, fill in the table below ranking each according to how you connected with them (“most connected” at the top and “least connected” at the bottom) Be sure to delete the example row provided.

 

Theorists/Theories –Most connected to least connected

 

Learning Approaches – Most connected to least connected

 

Topic 1 Piaget – Theory of Cognitive Development

 

Topic 1. Montessori approach

 

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Step 2: Using the table as a guide, research yourtop two theories and top two learning approaches. You will create a Prezi or a PowerPoint presentation that contains your responses to the points below as they are applied to each of your top two theories and top two learning approaches.

 

Summarize the underlying principles or ideas for this theory/approach.Explain why this theory/approach is important to understand and how it will benefit your work with children.Discuss how this theory/approach will help you to be an effective teacher.Explain why this theory/approach is ranked at the top of your list.Summarize the similarities you see between the theory and model of those you ranked first. For example, if Piaget’s theory of cognitive development was your top theory and the Reggio Emilia approach was your top learning approach, share how these two ideas support one another.Step 3: Submit your assignment to your instructor as a Word document that contains your table from Step 1 and the hyperlink to yourPrezi from Step 2 that includes your responses to the questions from Step 2.  Or you can submit your assignment as a Power Point that contains your table from Step 1 and your responses to the questions from Step 2. Whichever option you choose, you will also need to follow APA format and include title and reference pages. In addition, the information in your assignment needs to be supported by the textbook and at least two additional scholarly sources. Be sure to cite your sources in the Prezi or Power Point and list them on the reference page/slides

 

 

 

 

Piaget: Theory of Cognitive Development

 

 

 

Vygotsky: Sociocultural Theory of Development

 

 

 

Gardner: Theory of Multiple Intelligences

 

 

 

Skinner: Operant Conditioning Theory

 

 

 

Bandura: Social Learning Theory

 

 

 

Freud: Psychosexual Theory of Development

 

 

 

Erikson: Theory of Psychosocial Development

 

 

 

Kohlberg: Theory of Moral Development

 

five main approaches (Creative Curriculum, direct instruction, High Scope, Montessori, and Reggio Emilia)

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