Through My Eyes: Research Questions in Early Childhood Education (Work…
Through My Eyes:
Research Questions in Early Childhood Education
Undergraduate diploma: Double Major in Psychology and Sociology
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education Resource Consulting.
Completed course work required to become a certified Infant, Toddler and Preschool High Scope teacher.
Currently a student in Masters of Professional Education program with a focus on Early Childhood Education.
What is the most ethical way we can engage in research with children in the classroom?
What effect does early experiences have on a child's life long learning, health and well being?
Even within quality early learning environments, are children better off not entering child care but staying at home with a parent/caregiver?
Focused on learning about High Scope approach to early learning due to it's research foundation.
Became familiar with reviewing research literature and ethical considerations when conducting research.
Family & Children's Services
Not every child has the same opportunity to grow up in a harm-free home.
What are the long-term negative effects on young children living in harmful homes?
Can a positive early learning experience counter the possible negative effects of living in a harmful/dangerous/stressful environment?
What constitutes a positive early learning experience? Does this look different for every child?
Community Living - Enhanced staff for children with special needs in early learning environments.
Each child is unique and special in their own way.
Creating inclusive early learning environments benefit all children.
Early Learning professionals need to be confident and capable in being responsive to every child's unique needs and inquiries.
What are the essential COR competencies of a confident and capable Early Childhood Educator?
Early Childhood Educator in an High Scope learning environment.
Became a certified High Scope Teacher.
View Early Childhood Education through a developmental lens.
Perry Preschool Project: Early experiences have positive long-term effects on children. Investing in children in the early years saves money in social services later in life.
Can the findings from the Perry Preschool Project be generalized to all children?
Is the High Scope approach to Early Learning in line with current best-practice pedagogy outlined by the Ontario Government?
Become an Assistant Supervisor at a High Scope Early Learning Centre.
Involved with mentoring and coaching new staff.
What is the best approach to mentoring in the field of Early Learning and Childcare?
Are there benefits to having mentor-ship opportunities for staff in Early Learning settings?