ESE 315 Week 5 A DIVERSITY PRESCHOOL LESSON PLAN,
PRESCHOOL EDUCATOR POVIDES EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL CHILDREN,FAMILIES AND STAFF. We believe that every second in a the preschool classroom is an opportunity to further our program mission and goals. Each conversation, the nutrition meal we serve, the unique decor of the classroom, the books we read, all impact the development of the whole child. Our teachers work sympathetically to present the greatest opportunity for social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development at all times. Each child is cherished and guided to reach their full potential during their time with us. As each child journey through preschool they will, learn through play. With a decent teacher, he/she can observe children’s play, engage children in play, and extend learning through play. We will focus on interaction, observation, experimentation, and active exploration of real objects and relationships in the environment because children have an important role in development of an emergent curriculum based on their interests and needs. With this in progress they will be able to do new things and will always be encouraged to work at their own pace and work on an activity for as long as they choose. We highly recommend that all parents support their child’s ability to choose what they need to do within the environment at any given time. In conclusion we should always remember that children’s play is their work. Their work is taken seriously and respected by teachers and peers at this facility.
Outline of the laws governing exceptional children that impact my instructions:
the federal law that guarantees a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment for every person with a disability. The law specifies that educational placement should be determined individually for each person, based on their specific needs, not solely on the diagnosis or category. No one program or amount of services is appropriate for all individuals with disabilities. (Federal Legislation; n.d) The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. The Americans with Disabilities Act is such a law. It establishes “a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.” Taken in combination with previously existing disability rights law, it provides a sound legal framework for the practical implementation of the inalienable right of all people with disabilities to participate equally in the mainstream of society. It extends to people with disabilities the same protection of their rights that is already enjoyed by the members of all other minorities. (Federal Legislation; n.d)