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Read Chapter 7 reading assignment (on Moodle). 1. Sesame Street activity Using the critical step below, watch Sesame Street clips (link is below these instructions on the Moodle block OR http://www.sesamestreet.org/videos) and determine any cognitive development concepts that are shown (eg, centration, scaffolding, memory, simple math) CRITICAL STEP: In the search bar, type: • Snuffle Shuffle (for illustrations of Vygotsky’s theory) • Abby and Cookie Monster Subtract Cookies (for illustrations of Information Processing theory) http://www.sesamestreet.org/videos?video=44e78bb0-e387-4ddf-a31c-7eea37353276 Compose a paragraph for each video that describes its demonstration of Vygotsky’s theory (Snuffle Shuffle) and the Information Processing theory (Counting Laundry). 2. Early Childhood Education chart Create a list of early childhood education options/kinds (pp 231-232) and include 2 benefits of that type of education for preschoolers. In your own words, comment on the effectiveness of child care.