Step 1: Write a comprehensive essay in which you discuss the following:
- The Cognitive Curriculum, what that entails, and how to effectively facilitate learning in early childhood.
- The importance of each content area: math, science, social studies, language and literacy, and how early childhood professionals can build developmentally appropriate content lessons into their work with young children.
- Types of assessment used within early childhood classrooms and how this can be integrated into a teacher’s daily planning and practice with their students.
- Ways in which teachers can encourage family involvement in language and literacy.
The essay should be 2000-2250 words