Mu51 Support Children's Care, Learning and Development in Early Years

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CCLD MU 5.3; Lead Practice that Support Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person Development 1.1Explain different theories and frameworks of child and young person development Piaget Piaget’s theories allow us to take the idea of ‘schema’ into practice and use it to effectively plan for the development of a child. Using these ‘schema’ and Piaget’s stages (sensorimeter, preoperational, concrete operational, formal operational) we can assess where and how a child is currently learning, and plan activities and observations to help them develop into the next stages. High Scope The High Scope theory approach supports children’s learning through play. It helps children to develop their self-esteem, confidence and language. It encourages children to learn at their own level that they feel comfortable and confident with, therefore enhancing the opportunity for developing many social and intellectual skills. Skinner Skinners theories are used widely in practices as we praise children for positive behavior or for performing an action correctly, Skinners theory on negative behavior was putting a child on timeout. 1.2 Explain the potential impact on service provision of different theories and approaches I feel that we use a bit of all these theories and approaches in our setting. The children use their own choice and freedom to develop their own play. As each child starts in our setting, their parents fill in a portfolio, which helps our staff learn their likes and dislikes and their favorite toy, song and story. I feel myself that in our setting we would use the High Scope approach in most of areas of play and the layout of our rooms. We would also use a daily routine and this can often change to suit the child’s play. We do weekly planning to develop the children’s growth. Through planning and day trips, we have introduced first hand learning skills, i.e.

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