Challenging the Status Quo. Guerilla Teaching Tactics
This article discusses the fact that early childhood teacher are taught one way to work with young children, yet their administrators and programs often expect an entirely different approach. The article suggests ways the teachers can remain true to their original learning at college, without being fired.
Prospective early childhood teachers are taught specific theories and approaches in their college classes. This information is based on the current body of knowledge about how children learn and develop. However, once hired in a public or private early childhood program, these same teachers are often expected to teach in ways that totally contradict what they were taught. This article attempts to resolve this dilemma.
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