You have learned about the importance of early learning experiences as the foundation of education. For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint® presentation to describe the influences of high-quality experiences on early childhood development.
Using the Unit 2 Assignment Template, please include the following:
Slide 1: Title Slide
Slide 2: Importance of Early Education
Define the term “high-quality education”.
Explain the importance of high-quality preschool in the life of young children. Include the importance to at-risk children in your discussion.
Slide 3: Influence of High-Quality Care
Provide at least two specific examples of how young children are influenced by high-quality care.
Slide 4: Research Article #1
Use the Purdue Global Library to locate a research article that supports the influence of high-quality education on early childhood development and provide a thorough discussion of your findings.
Slide 5: Research Article #2
Use the Purdue Global Library to locate a second research article that supports the influence of high-quality education on early childhood development and provide a thorough discussion of your findings.
Slide 6: Components of Early Education
Based on the information from your two research articles, identify two components of an effective early education program.
Explain how you would incorporate each component into your own high-quality early learning environment.
Slide 7: Reference Slide
Include at least three sources listed in APA format.
Writing Requirements and Assignment Guidelines
Your Assignment should be at least five slides, not including the Title and Reference slides, and should include the following elements:
Title slide: Include your presentation title, name, course information, and date.
Body: Answer all assignment questions.
Reference slide: Include at least three sources listed in APA format.
Use Arial or Times New Roman 18-point font.
Use APA Formatting and Citation style.
If you need assistance with APA style, please visit the Academic Success Center.
The assignment must be written in Standard English and demonstrate superior organization, including a highly developed viewpoint and purpose. Your notes below each slide in the body of your presentation should be written in complete sentences and paragraphs, supporting the content on each slide. Presentations are visual; therefore, use clear, concise bullet points and avoid crowded slides. Additionally, images and diagrams are wonderful presentation tools, but be sure to include all required citations.
Submitting Your Assignment
Use the provided Unit 2 Assignment Template. Save it in a location and with a name that you will remember. When you are ready to submit, select the Unit 2 Assignment Dropbox and upload your file. To view your graded work after your instructor has evaluated it, please visit your Gradebook.
This assignment addresses the following unit learning outcomes:
Discuss the importance of high-quality early childhood learning.
Discuss key factors of a high-quality early learning environment.
Explain how to incorporate key elements into the early learning environment