Review the NAEYC website and Chapter 1 of the course text. N

Review the NAEYC website and Chapter 1 of the course text. National Association for the Education of Young Children. (n.d.). Using early childhood research. NAEYC. Retrieved from http://www.naeyc.org/research/using Mac Naughton, G., Rolfe, S.A., & Siraj-Blatchford, I. (2010). Doing early childhood research: International perspectives on theory and practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Chapter 1, “Research as a Tool” (pp. 3–9) Then reflect on the following questions: what ways do I perceive research as relevant (or not relevant) to young children, their families, and people who care about their well-being? What do I already know about research and researchers? What challenge(s) do I anticipate in learning about research? What kind of support, if any, can I offer my colleagues when it comes to learning about research? About what general topic related to the early childhood field would I like to know more?