Behaviorism and Social-Learning Theory
Your early childhood program is working hard to support
parents in understanding the foundation of child development and learning. To
help, you have been asked to provide information to your program's parents
explaining and communicating yourpersonal philosophy of how children learn.
Choose and Explain Your Theorist and Theory: Behaviorism and
To best determine what your own personal philosophy will be,
you must examine the theories and theorists you already know and why you
identify with one more than another.
Explain whom you chose and what their theory is all about.
How does their theory tell us how children grow and learn? John Watson and B.F.
Use in-text citations to give proper recognition for what
information you borrow, paraphrase or quote. Information about how to create
and use in-text citations is included in the links below as well as in the
Online Library, which is available through the Resources tab.
Describe why these theories and theorists connect with you
so well. Use clear examples and situations to illustrate, perhaps from your own
childhood, school or with the children you care for at this time. Really
reflect on the why.
4 pages with reference