For this essay, , you should research attachment theory. You will need to develop a 2-page essay (minimum) that addresses the following:
What is attachment?
Describe attachment theory and its history/background
In your own relationships do you see where the 3 A’s are being used? Do you use them yourself with other important people in your life?
Identify and discuss the 4 types of attachment (secure, avoidant, resistant, disoriented)
·What impact can each of these attachment styles have on child development (positive and negative impacts for each style)
Relating back to child development and what you know about infants and toddlers needs–which attachment style is ideal (desired) for infants and toddlers and why?
How does knowing about and understanding the attachment relationships that the children in your care have with their family members help you as an early childhood educator?
What kind of attachment did you have as a child? (Talk with a family member or use your own recollections/stories about yourself.)
**Essay should be double spaced, and , 12 pt. font
**Use spell check and have someone read over for errors before submitting.