Watch the five-minute video, Growing and Learning in Preschool (Links to an external site.). This video illustrates essential features of a high-quality preschool program. Discuss the following questions: How can preschool curricula, based on solid research, build school- and life-related skills? Why are well-qualified teachers important? How is play integrated into learning? Your initial discussion post should be at least 200 words in length.
Jaruszewicz, C. (2012). Curriculum and methods for early childhood educators [Electronic version]. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/
*You must properly cite and reference the course text in every discussion. A citation is a parenthetical note within the body of your response. It comes after a direct quote or a paraphrase. A reference comes at the end of your response and refers to the required reading or material. Use in-text citations.