[R-0176] S3. Child Development

Citation: NAEYC. (2017). The case of brain science and guided play: A developing story. Webpage. Retrieved from site [or enter “NAEYC The case of brain science and guided play: A developing story” in your search window].

Abstract: On this webpage, you will find an article from Young Children that describes how early childhood teachers prepare for guided play activities.

Integration: The content presented at this webpage may be infused with content presented in the early childhood courses Child Development, Exploration Activities, and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Brain Architecture; Child Development; Engaged Learning; Exploration Activities; Guided Play; Meaningful Connections; Mentally Active; Social and Emotional Development; Social Functioning; Socially Interactive

Notes: Have students create scenarios where young children and their teachers are engaged in guided play, then describe how the children are mentally active, engaged, socially interactive, and building meaningful connections to their lives.