Week 3 Last week you had the opportunity to complete a study of child development theories, research, and influencing factors. Now let’s shift the focus to early childhood and learning. Early childhood is typically when children start school; some children receive pre-school teaching and some children’s first experience with schooling will be kindergarten. Regardless of when a child starts their educational journey, researchers have different theories on how children learn.
Using Piaget’s and Vygotsky’s theories, how could a teacher assist a child to succeed in reading, social interaction, and language development? Explain and provide specific examples to support your answer.
Review the College’s Conceptual Framework.
How does this topic link to the College’s Conceptual Framework and the framework’s philosophical relationship to effective teacher preparation?