Philosophical Statement Analysis

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( Part A ) : Philosophical Statement I believe that the early childhood years are crucial in children’s language and literacy development because children’s success in school and later in life is to a great extent will dependent upon their ability to read and write. I believe in integrating language and literacy development in the curriculum by investigating real topics or events that are meaningful to children to make the curriculum intellectually engaging (Neuman, 1998). I believe in providing a positive and nurturing relationship to the children so that they can model reading and writing behaviors, engage in responsive conversations, and foster their interests in learning to read and write (Slegers, 1996). I insist on providing…show more content…
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