1. What are some guidelines for developmentally appropriate room design in an early childhood classroom? Please include some examples.
2. What is the difference between direct and indirect guidance, and what are some examples of this?
3. Discuss the relationship between play and the kindergarten classroom. Why is play a critical component of the kindergarten classroom? Please include some examples.
4. What is the role of adults in creating opportunities for play in kindergarten? Please include some examples.
5. What is the difference between procedures and rules? Give three examples of each in your early childhood education classroom and discuss why they would increase on-task student behavior and result in improved learning. Is it sometimes necessary to change rules and procedures as the school year goes on? Why or why not?