As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020, distance education became ubiquitous and many schools offer online classes. There are debates on whether or not its beneficial for young children to be exposed to ICT (Information and Communication Technology). However, online teaching and learning took an indispensable role because of the circumstances. Problem-solving skills are required for teachers whether teaching online or in face-to-face classes.
In this assignment, you will research, interview, and write a reflective paper on online learning
For Part A
Research literature or articles about online teaching and learning for early childhood.
Synthesize knowledge you gained from research.
Reflect on how it can be applied to early childhood education
For Part B
Interview people who influence (or who are influenced by) online teaching and learning
in early childhood education (e.g. Classroom teacher(s) or Parents of Pre, Pre/K, K,
Primary grades Children)
Discuss what are the issues they confront and how they deal with
Combining A & B
Synthesize and analyze issues from a critical perspective
Give creative, productive, and practical suggestions to solve the issues