2- 3 pages Narrative Essay
Discuss your response to the following topics. Read the context in the first paragraphs and respond to the assignment criteria below.
First: Review the program descriptions for each of the 5 different Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programs offered at the University of California, San Diego.
Next: Read about social development theory of the implications in early childhood development programs. Use the required background readings.
Prepare a critique of UCSD’s ECD program—with respect to the extent and way each individual program and the comprehensive program sequence fosters the social emotional development of the young child. Your critique must address (but is not limited to) each of the following items:
Based upon the program descriptions provided by UCSD, does each phase of the program appear to foster the social development of the young child as theorized by (Erikson, etc.)?
If NO—Provide a modified (or, entirely new) overview of the program—like the existing overview—that DOES suggest that the program fosters the social-emotional development of the young child. Determine if and how the comprehensive program sequence in line with the Stages of Social Development. If YES—Explain.
If NO—Modify each program description accordingly/as needed. Provide a detailed example of the type of activity that should be included in each of these 5 programs that fosters the social development of the young child—with respect to Erikson’s Stages of Social Development.