Review Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Theory (refer to course resources including Chapter readings
Review Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Theory (refer to course resources including Chapter readings, website article, and supplemental video).
·Write a detailed description of each of the five bioecological systems.
2. Review the NAEYC Early Childhood Program Accreditation Standards, Categories and Criteria. The descriptions of the standards, categories and criteria are provided in the Couchenour & Chrisman textbook (see pages below) and the document: NAEYC Early Learning Program Accreditation Standards and Assessment Items.
Standard 7. Families -- Three Categories (Pages 20-21, Figure 1-7)
·7.A. Knowing and Understanding the Program's Families
·7.B. Sharing Information between Staff and Families
·7.C. Nurturing Families as Advocates for Their Children
Standard 8. Community Relationships -- Three Categories (Pages 21-22, Figure 1-8)
·8.A. Linking with the Community
·8.B. Accessing Community Resources
·8.C. Acting as a Citizen in the Neighborhood and the Early Childhood Community
3. Think about the meaning of this theory for yourself.
·As a current or aspiring teacher, family service provider and/or a parent, describe one to two ways Bronfenbrenner’s theory has changed your perspective and/or practice.