Ee326 Principles In Practice

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EE326 Principles in Practice Contents page Introduction Critical evaluation of the planning process * Aims of scheme of work * Learning outcomes * Ages and abilities * Different learning styles Differentiation * SEN Assessment * Importance of monitoring and assessment Reflection * Critically reflect, analyse and evaluate Reflective Portfolio Scheme of Work Six lesson Plans Reference list Introduction This essay is to critically evaluate the process of teaching and learning in relation to secondary GCSE business studies. The age phase being worked with are 14-16, the reason for this is because relevant work experience has been carried…show more content…
‘Each scheme is essentially an overall plan, usually for a term or half a term of the academic year, for teachers to follow outlining the content, methods and resources that will be used to deliver the subject curriculum’ (Butt, 2003:8). The scheme of work identifies how each session builds on the previous session and each lesson plan shows evidence of how Bloom’s taxonomies have been incorporated into the learning process. The aim and objectives of each lesson varied as the outcome was to understand a different lesson related to business each time. Students had to produce work in the class as groups and individuals. Knowledge All the lesson topics have been developed on the basis that students have no prior knowledge of each stage of the business subject. The only assumption was the students had completed the tasks in the preceding practical session, however not having completed the tasks should not interfere with their learning of the lecture topic. (Moon et al 2002:72) discusses ‘the focus shifts from teachers’ knowledge to learners’ understandings, from techniques to…show more content…
(Kolb, 1984:41) states that ‘in the figurative aspects, perception and imagination correspond roughly to the apprehension process, and mental imaginary corresponds to the comprehension process. People are not all alike and so how they see the world in a way that makes the most sense to us as individuals. This is called perception, our perceptions shape what we believe, how we make decisions, and how we define what’s important. Our individual perception also determines our natural learning strengths, or learning style. Each individual has his or her own unique learning strengths and weaknesses. It is therefore vital for teachers to deliberately use a variety of methods to relate to these individual styles effectively. Understanding students’ learning styles could enable teachers to improve and adapt their teaching styles and strategies to meet student’s needs. When poor results and/or non-attentiveness are evident in the classroom this may be a mechanism for the educator to review the teaching methods used. It is not as important to figure out what style the student is, but to recognise how and why the student is learning in such a way and how to encourage their

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