This assignment needs to identify the various components that frame a classroom – philosophy, curriculum,
and scheduling. In preparing this paper, please initially identify the school the observation is being completed
and the city the school is located in. Answer the prompts in each section with clarity and detail in order to help
you, the student, make the connection between curriculum and philosophy.
Organization of Paper:
Use a cover sheet (APA style) (Links to an external site.)
Include an introduction paragraph
Answer the questions and document them using the format listed in the direction section (ie: I. Introduction; II.
Principles of Child Development, etc.).
Include a concluding paragraph
List your resources.
Directions: Complete a minimum of a two-page paper identifying the following information in the format
1. Introduction: This is a short paragraph that includes the purpose of the assignment
2. Principles of Child Development – Personal Assessment. After completing the assignment in module #3
about the Principles of Child Development, review your prioritized top four list and discuss if any of the
principles can be identified in the classroom you are observing. Please make sure you discuss how Safety and
Security are being addressed first.
3. Educational Philosophy…
3.1 Personal –Re-state, in 3 or 4 sentences, your personal educational philosophy
3.2School’s Educational Philosophy – define/state the school’s philosophy
3.3 Once you have identified the school’s and your educational philosophy please discuss the following:
1. What is your perception of philosophy?
2. What does the school state its philosophy is?
4. Curriculum…Now let’s take a look at what the curriculum of the class is…
4.1 Tell me the class you are in and the age of the students.
4.2 Define what is the curriculum of the school?
5.1 Who are the staff members in the classroom?
5.2 What is the break/lunch schedule for the classroom, if any?