We have discussed social and developmental issues and how educators can impact the early childhood field and how to communicate with stakeholders. In this discussion we will focus on social and developmental issues and how they impact educators’ work every day.
For your initial post, choose one of the social or developmental issues below and provide details as to how it is influential to the work you do every day with young children. Include how it impacts the work you do with families, children, peers, and even those in the community. Why is the topic a passionate one for you, and what are you doing to share or communicate your passion?
- Obesity with children
- Mental health
- Cycles of poverty
- Lack of food or water for children
- Children with diagnosed special needs
- Dual-language/ English Language Learners