A formativie assessment is a variety of informal and formal assessments measures that are used by teachers during the learning process in order to adapt teaching and learning activities to improve a child’s attainment in school, it is designed to give pupils feedback in order to improve in their learning and help a pupil understand what is expected of them in relation to their educational success and give ideas as to how to develop their work. In order for formative assessment to be effective, there must be a whole school approach which includes teachers in each year group assessing with subject leaders to ensure consistency within year groups in order to maintain high individual pupil progress. Informal/Formative teacher assessments are carried out by teachers throughout the course of their teaching by using assessment
TDA 3.4 – Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour. 1.1 – Summarise the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour. There are a number of procedures and policies within a school that promote positive behaviour for children and young people. These include the behaviour policy, the code of conduct, rewards and sanctions, how the school deals with conflict and inappropriate behaviour, the anti-bullying policy and the school’s attendance policy. The behaviour policy is simply a set of guidelines on how school staff should deal with their students’ behaviour.
It means that students can take responsibility for some of their own progression. Students can ask themselves what am I learning and how can I do it better. Giving students constructive feedback will allow them to recognise how they can progress and achieve the next step in their learning. Having confidence that all students can improve. Both the teacher and student are involved in the reviewing process and can reflect on the assessment information.
The instrument of the Assertive Discipline Model operates upon the premise that children can be controlled through the usage of body language, and the directions from the teacher with parental support (Canter 1992). The teacher is the primary promoter for change using this model and is solely responsible for the care and implementation of a forward, direct, and non-compromising model that will result in total student compliance. According to Charles H. Wolfgang (2001) Assertive Discipline is a classroom management system that revolves around the right of the teacher to teach and the right of the teacher to expect students to obey. There are clear expectations of students, and if the classroom rules are not followed, certain consequences are administered for the students that “choose” to break the rules. The teacher seeks
3. Assessment and accountability Foster professional growth, personal development and accountability through support of students in practice. Demonstrate a breadth of understanding of assessment strategies and the ability to contribute to the total assessment process as part of the teaching team. Provide constructive feedback to students and assist them in identifying future learning needs and actions. Manage failing students so that they may either enhance their performance and capabilities for safe and effective practice or be able to understand their failure and their implications of this for their future.
The strands are: • To learn about themselves - Self Concept Development • To learn about their feelings - Emotional Development • To learn about other people - Social Development • To learn to communicate - Language Development • To learn to move and do - Physical Development • To learn to think - Cognitive Development The quality of early experiences is shaped by the individuals with whom infants and toddlers spend their time and by the environments where they spend their time. As early childhood professionals, we know what children need in order to be successful in both school and in life. This document designed for program trainers, directors and parent educators to use as they work with caregivers and parents to insure quality care for infants and toddlers. Infants and toddlers are cared for in a variety of settings. These settings include the child’s own home, child care centers and family child care.
TECA 1354 QTA Discussion: Metacognition Development How Can Teachers assist children in the development of their Metacognitive skills? Answer: Teachers at every developmental stage provide learning activities that focus on study strategies, problem-solving, and critical thinking/decision-making skills. Chapter 7 5th Edition 1. How well does the author define Metacognition and Cognitive Strategies? (Describe these concepts in your own words to earn 1 grade point) Author defines metacognition an cognitive strategies as strategies that are important and needed in order for a child to understand how their mind works and also how they can take control of it 2.
• Help the pupils to develop skills in accessing information. • Listen to the pupils and take on board their points of view. • Get specialist advice and support. 7-Provide examplesof how you would encourage a pupil with behavioural,social and emotional difficulties to participate in the full range of activities and experiences in school,e.g.encouraging the pupil to participate effectively in learning activities;encouraging the pupil to behave in more acceptable ways by using appropriate rewards and sanctions;improving school attendance;helping the pupil to develop a positive self-image and self-esteem;providing opportunities for the pupil to express their feelings more appropriately such as discussion,storytime and play activities. 7-Providing support for pupils with behavioural ,social and emotional difficulties is
TDA 3.4: Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour 1. Summarise the policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour. Every school has its on policy and procedure on positive behaviour. And all members of staff should follow them. One of the policies are a children’s behavior policy It is a document that entails positive behavior, how to deal with aggressive behavior, bullying and foul language.
Identify the needs of a child or adult with learning difficulties/disabilities with whom you work and recommend possible ways forward with this person. If possible, work with at least one other person as you carry out this assessment. In your assignment you will need to: • explain and justify your methods • briefly evaluate the way you worked with your ‘partner’ • support your arguments with relevant literature. “ Inclusion is not about placing children in mainstream schools. It is about changing schools to make them more responsive to the needs of all children.” (Mittler, 2000 cited Carpenter,Ashdown & Bovair 2001) It is widely known, that assessments of the level of a student’s performance greatly influence the teacher’s planning and strategies.