Report on curriculum term planning for 2-3 age range.
Report 2000 words (Early Years Foundation Skills)
Learning Outcomes to address; (LO: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8 )
â€¢ 1 Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of early years educators and curriculum models
â€¢ 2. Critically evaluate curriculum guidance in the light of current practice with the under- 3s and the Foundation Stage (focus upon 2-3 age range)
â€¢ 3. Evaluate children s learning including use of ICT
â€¢ 6. Promote listening, talking, reading and writing skills as identified in the National Literacy Strategy
â€¢ 8. Observe, assess and record childrenâ€™s needs and learning
Brief to students: this should take the form of a report of 2,000 words.
Discuss what philosophies and principles inform current statutory guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage (2012). Explain how childrenâ€™s diverse needs and current UK focus on two year old provision influence the curriculum planning processes for a 2-3 year old child. Plan and create your own activity to implement with a group of children to evaluate their learning.
Reflect on the planning and implementation of this activity and your role in these processes.
â€¢ Read widely on curricula philosophy
â€¢ Provide evidence of curriculum plans from your setting
â€¢ Select one â€˜primeâ€™ learning area and plan and carry out an indoor or outdoor activity with children. Evaluate the effectiveness of the activity, the childrenâ€™s learning and your own role.