|The History of Early Childhood Education in America|
From the 1600s to today, the education of young children in the U.S. has changed dramatically and has been influenced by social, economic, and political events and trends. To develop a better understanding of these events, view the Early Childhood Education 101 Timeline below.
- Choose at least two events from the timeline that you feel have had the greatest impact on early childhood education: the Kindergarten movement, founding of the National Association for the Education of Young (NAEYC), Sputnik, etc.
- Briefly summarize each event in your own words.
- Explain how you think each event will impact your work in early childhood education.
- Be sure to support your summary and explanation with a reference to the textbook and at least one scholarly source. Include these references in your post.