Professional Intentional Early Childhood Teachers

In this video, Dr. Jack Shonkoff, founder of the Center for the Developing Child at Harvard University, presents the importance of positive early childhood

experiences based on what scientists have learned by studying the brain. What should teachers of infants and toddlers do to “build” babies’ brains? How can

preschool teachers support children who experience extreme stress in their daily lives?

Journal question #2

In section 1.2, how does the text define an intentional teacher?

Reread the Characteristics of Professional Intentional Early Childhood Teachers in Figure 1.3 Which ones are the same positive approaches to learning that

children need to develop? What other ways could this teacher intentionally support children’s enthusiasm and engagement?

textbook: Effective Practices in Early Childhood EducationBy: BREDEKAMP

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