Application: Observing and Analyzing a Preschool Environment
During this course you have been building knowledge and understanding of the complexities, challenges, and importance of quality preschool environments. This week, you will have an opportunity to observe in a preschool setting. As you have learned, the quality of the environment in terms of teaching practices, physical environment, materials available, opportunities for play and learning that engages children in meaningful exploration and discovery can have a significant impact on children’s development in all domains.
Click on the links below to download and print out the Observation Assignment documents. You will use these documents to carry out the assignment.
Week 5: Observation Assignment Sheet
Week 5: Preschool Observation Guide