People communicate for many different reasons, such as: To give and receive information, To give and receive instructions, To express needs, To share ideas, Develop learning, Establish and maintain relationships with others, Negotiate, Discuss a situation, To make a point or outline a concern. To understand and be understood. 1.2 How effective communication affects all aspects of own work. Effective communication is important to meet the needs of the children. To ensure effective teamwork and continual care of the children we must communicate well by keeping each other informed and aware of current situations going on around us.
Good communication skills are essential for early childhood educators. This essay outlines how good communication skills provide advancement in student skill, through proper practices of collaboration between childhood educators, students, and parents through good communication. Classroom communication can be defined as a process of information shared that consists of verbal and nonverbal transactions between teacher and students, or between and among students, in a classroom setting (Kearns, 2012, p.33). Firstly, this forms the basis of skills essential for educators to increase student educational success. Secondly, children increase social and cognitive development from positive influences that are communicated by teachers.
Maintaining a relationship with someone is very important also as it keeps you in contact with others. It keeps you in touch with the feelings and needs of others, which is essential in any functional relationship. This is very important when working with children as you need to be informed as to their needs, in order to have a happy work environment. Again, I believe this leads back to the issue of trust. If children can approach you with a problem (without hesitation) then I would class this as a good relationship.
Good communication skills assist teachers to facilitate learning, cultivate good teacher-parent relationships and create a positive and productive learning environment. Effective teaching is based on a foundation of good communication skills which motivate and facilitate learning. The classroom is a place where the communications are constant, and they involve numerous people with varied experiences, learning styles and interests (Marsh, 2010, p. 182). Teachers must be proficient in adjusting communications to ensure each child is receiving and understanding the messages sent. Communications must be clear and precise, language must be age-appropriate, and instruction must be sequential and integrated, so that the student can construct meaning (Eggen & Kauchak, 2010, p. 243).
It helps children to have positive experiences and develop important abilities like Collaboration- being happy to work together Concentration- focusing on what they are doing Communication and language- developing good communication through talking, listening and writing Developing good relationships- working together and making new friends Imagination- bringing ideas to life Physical activity- participating in activities that encourage movement Problem solving- being able to explore different solutions Outcome 1.3 Critically analyse how creativity and creative learning can support young children’s emotional, social, intellectual, communication and physical development. The key characteristics in creativity can support children’s development in a different ways. Emotionally they learn how to manage anger if they
Unit 301: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults 1.1) Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. Effective communication is essential in order to work successfully with children parent’s and staff. It is important for teaching assistants to have the skills to listen and respond to the views of others. It is important to respect others by taking an interest on what they are saying through body language and sound of voice. By doing this you are creating a good example for pupils who will therefore learn from you on how to communicate positively with others.
1.2 Relationship building is important when working with children and young people. The way this is done is by being a positive role model. The young person must feel comfortable when I am helping/supporting the young person with work. When working with children I have to make sure that when working with then that I use easy to understand words. Towards children I must show a caring approach and listen to them when they are asking me question and make eye contact so they know that I am listening to them.
TDA 3.1 Communication and Professional relationships with children, young people and adults Katie Peters 1. Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with Children, Young people and Adults. As a Teaching Assistant you will need to communicate with a diverse range of people. These are your pupils, colleagues, parents and even other professionals for e.g. Speech therapists.
If unsure on the best way to communicate, support should always be given as it’s not always easy. The benefits of effective communication There are three major aspects of your work that will benefit from effective communication: * Your relationship with the children * Your relationship with colleagues * Your relationship with parents Effective communication | Benefits | With children: * Talk at their level maintaining contact * Give them time to absorb what you are saying * Encourage them to repeat what you have said * Use open-ended questions * Try to understand their point of view * Always use age-appropriate language * Be consistent * Use pictorial communication e.g. visual timetabling * Use positive body language * Ensure that you always show respect in the manner you talk and where you talk * When talking in a group, make sure that it is in an appropriate size and at a time
To be effective communicator and strengthen positive relationships we need to think about what we are going to say and how we are going to say it. Communication however, is a two way thing; it involves listening as well as speaking. How we listen to others is important, being empathic builds good relationships with children and young people making them feel