1- After having reviewed the information about Piaget, look at the PA Early Learning Standards for Preschool under the domain of Mathematical Thinking and Expression. How does Standard 2.3 PK.A.2. reflect Piaget’s theories? What activities would illustrate your response? After having read and viewed the information on Vygotsky’s theories, read the PA Early Learning Standards for preschool under the domain of expressive language. How does Standard “Approaches to Play” AL.1 and AL.2 reflect Vygotsky’s theories? What activities would illustrate your response? Refer to information from the standards and the posted information in your response.
2- Refer to the articles above, attached information in this session, and Early Learning Standards 16.1 PK.B (identity) and 16.2 PK.A (trust). How do the Standards reflect Maslow’s theories? Consider the activities in your school to illustrate your response.
3- Refer to the preschool Early Learning standards, Approaches to Learning through Play AL.3 PK.A and AL.4 PK.B. Pay careful attention to supportive practices. Pick one of the four stages Erikson describes. Note which age group and describe how staff may or may not be interacting correctly with the child. If they are interacting correctly, how do you think they arrived at this conclusion for behavior?