Article Assingment

  1. TITLE: Article Summary 4
    Introduction: This assignment examines planning for transitions in your schedule can prevent challenging behaviors
    This assignment fulfills

    • Module Outcome Two: You will have examined the use of scientific thinking and inquiry as part of planning curriculum for young children.
    • Course
      Outcome Four: You will have designed, implement, and evaluated
      developmentally appropriate and meaningful activities for all children
      within the assigned placement classroom in a variety of content areas
      and learning centers
    • General Education Competency Five: You will have demonstrated computer literacy.

    The Assignment:
    Summarize the attached article from NAEYC’s May, 2012, Young Children journal, Supporting the Scientific Thinking and Inquiry of Toddlers and Preschoolers Through Play by Hamlin, Maria and Wisneski, Debora
    The
    summary should answer the following three questions below. Each
    question must have an answer that is a minimum of 7-10 sentences. Please
    make sure you read the statement on Plagiarism. Also, do not copy and paste the article – that is plagiarism.
    1) What is the main focus of the article?
    2) What are three strategies that are discussed in the article?
    3) How will you implement (use) the strategies/ideas (from the article) when working with young children?
    Grading Criteria
    The summary is graded on a 100 point scale; it is worth 2% of your overall class grade.
    Maximum points are given when length of 3 paragraphs with each
    paragraph containing 7 – 10 sentences is met and content summarizes key
    strategies to use with young children and families.
    1– 4 points are deducted for incorrect spelling and grammar.
    5 – 10 points are deducted if length requirement is not met.
    3 – 10 points are deducted if the summary does not contain useful strategies to use with young children.
    Resources
    NAEYC Young Children journal May 2012 Supporting Science Thinking
    Submit
    Create the summary in Word and attach the file to assignment link in
    Blackboard by clicking on Browse my Computer and attach file.