Supporting play in kindergarter and primary classroom, also how to support play for children with special needs

This is a 2 part assignment

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Assignment 1:

Compose a research-based essay focusing on the need for play in the kindergarten classroom. Discuss how play has changed in the kindergarten classroom in the past few years. Discuss a teacher’s position on play in the kindergarten classroom and whether you agree or disagree. Support your position with research. This essay must be in APA format with a minimum of five (5) professional references.

Your essay should be 2000 words and should include at least three (3) citations. The sections should be clearly marked with headings so that your instructor knows which points you are addressing. Follow the guidelines for APA writing style. The title page and references page do not count towards the minimum word amount for this assignment.

Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.

Assignment 2:

Create a brochure that addresses the following topics:

  1. Discuss the current focus on play for children who have special needs.
  2. List the benefits of play for children who have special needs.
  3. Explain the role of the adult in foster­ing play in an inclusive setting.
  4. List three characteristics of play in in­clusive centers.

Brochure Guideline:

Create a research-based brochure that serves as an informational resource for parents and teachers on the importance of play in Kindergarten. There should be six panels on the brochure (i.e., a trifold). Use wisely all the panels and include a solid balance between text and graphics. Three (3) references must be included on this brochure.