Week 6 Reflection
As you complete the Reflection, consider the reasons why early childhood professionals need to be knowledgeable and skillful with regard to children’s health, safety, and nutrition. Based on what you have learned, respond to the following:
- What are the main challenges to children’s health, safety, and nutrition in today’s society?
- Having identified these challenges, explain what you, as an early childhood professional and advocate, would like to do now and/or in the future to have a positive impact on children’s health, safety, and nutrition
- Identify any misconceptions and/or assumptions you had about children’s health, safety, and nutrition and the role of early childhood professionals in meeting children’s needs in each of these areas. Summarize the information that dispelled these misconceptions and/or assumptions. Provide specific examples to support your thinking.
Assignment length: 1 ‐ 2 pages