Childhood Education As A Young Child Essay

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Introduction
The saying “children are the future” resonated as a young child to an adult with young children and working with young children. Children are our future and as teachers there is a commitment to help shape them for the future. What is meant by shape? Not to force them to learn, but to allow them to learn and appreciate the learning process. As they mature, they can use their skills and creativity to convey new ideas to the world.
Starting a child’s education at a younger age is crucial due to how the child’s brain develops. Scientific findings show that children are learning and developing their brains from their mother’s womb. Babies are absorbing their mother 's language while in the womb. This is where Early Childhood Education plays a critical role in a young child’s life. Early Childhood Education for teachers are from birth to second grade. This time period is a crucial time for a child to gain knowledge and skills for their future. Every child learns differently and at a different pace. In other words, no two children are the same. As a teacher it is essential to understand your students and their learning styles. There are many theories in learning for example, cognitive load theory, information processing theory, constructivism and other theories not mentioned. This paper will discuss constructivism theory in the classroom. Constructivism in early childhood provides students with learning through experience. Why use constructivism in the early…

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