Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Chapter 4 describes children in Erikson’s initiative versus guilt stage as interested in learning about the world, mastering new skills, and making new friends (Wardle, 2013, p. 80). Reflecting on this, describe in-depth how you can encourage support of these stages in your future role in the early childcare classroom, outdoor environment, and home environment.
For this discussion, your post can be a written narrative addressing the required components, or you can use the template below to organize your ideas.
Suggestions for Support
Learning About the World
Mastering New Skills
Making New Friends
In the classroom
In the outdoor environment
In the home
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ charts or narratives. Choose two of your classmates who included suggestions that you would not use in the classroom. Explain to your classmates why you would not use their chosen strategy and why you would approach this with a different method. As a reminder, the Discussion Forum is a venue for academic thoughts. Please be respectful with your responses.