Assignment 2: Comprehensive Classroom Management Plan (Value: 40 points; Due Week 5, 7) (Learning Environments) (NAEYC 1a, 1c Child Development)
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The purpose of this assignment is to create a comprehensive plan to guide and support behaviors to create an active, cooperative, and positive learning environment for young children. In your plan you will identify ways to create a supportive learning environment that fosters the children’s social and emotional development.
There are three parts:
Part 1: Purpose of the Plan (NAEYC 1a, 1c, 2a, 5d) (5 points, Due week 5)
• Begin by identifying a target age-group as the focus of your guidance plan. Provide a description of the age group developmental characteristics including cultural and linguistic differences, and special needs. Describe the setting and provide a demographic profile about the target group including family and community characteristics. (NAEYC 1a, 2a)
• In a narrative, describe your views on the role of guidance to support children’s social and emotional development. Explain your views and goals for children’s behavior. Select a developmental theory to frame and support your views on guiding children’s social development (What are your views on guidance? What theory describes your position on guidance?) (NAEYC 1c, 5d)