Children with special needs provide challenges in designing a developmentally appropriate classroom, Discussion Questions help
L3. Children with special needs provide challenges in designing a developmentally appropriate classroom. What are some of the challenges and how can you overcome those challenges?
L4. Why is it important to include books and literacy materials in each learning center in the child’s environment?
L6. How can you involve children in sensory play who have an aversion to touching messy things?
L8. Early childhood mathematics is vitally important for young children’s past and future educational success. Research has demonstrated that virtually all young children have the capability to learn and become competent in mathematics.” Do you believe this is true? Support your answer
L9. How do fine motor skills develop in the preschool classroom? What skills in particular are they mastering?
L10. Why do you think public schools that use “teach to the test” and standardized testing aren’t getting the results they hope for? What could they do to improve test scores based on what you have learned in this chapter and developmentally appropriate practices?