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.
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. In order to explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults, we must first know and understand why effective communication is important. How we can communicate effectively and how we can develop and maintain positive relationships by effectively communicating. Communication is a two way process. In school and social life effective communication is important as it helps us to develop and maintain positive relationships.
To successfully fur fill the requirements I as the adult will have to provide and make resources accessible so that I can interact with the children and observe and reflect on each of the child’s learning experiences. By doing this I will be able to see what the children enjoy doing and how I can keep the child’s attention and concentration. To use the child centred approach you will have to look at every child as an individual with different strengths learning styles and interests as well as adapting to children who have learning difficulties or disabilities, to achieve this I will have to research their
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.
In the relationship between the child or young person and the teaching assistant it is important to gain their trust and build a positive relationship, so they feel comfortable your company. This allows the teaching assistant to provide a supportive and calming environment in which the child and young person can learn and develop. There are certain strategies which enable such a valued and trusted relationship to be established. By listening to what a child or young person has to say without interruption, it shows the child that their views and opinions are important as well as being respected. You should also take an active interest in what the child has to say and an interest in the child themselves.
Children brain development relies on attachment and play. Being an early childhood educator means being prepared for the engagement and responsibilities that will come along with dealing with young children. Teachers play an important role in young children’s development process. Casper and Thielheimer(2010) says, “Work with young children demands complete engagement…paying attention to what children do, concentrating to understand what they and their families say, and trying to put aside distracting worries and joys” (p.9). Part of being a professional early childhood educator is being able to set aside personal problem that may cause a distraction.
Lesson plans often incorporate activities which are fun and interesting but linked to the learning objective, therefore hooking the children’s imagination so they become motivated to take part. Ultimately we are trying to motivate children so they remain engaged, focused and on task so they complete activities and achieve the desired learning outcome. Young people and children are
Secondly, children increase social and cognitive development from positive influences that are communicated by teachers. Emphasis around Vygotsky’s theory will explain the basis of social interaction facilitating learning with the benefit of good communication (Eggen & Kauchak, 2010). Thirdly, teachers must develop high level of written and verbal communication skills. This will develop good relationships between the teacher, student and family leading to proper educational practices that will improve student’s overall outcomes will enhance their literacy skill. Finally, educators with effective communication skills prove an ability to adapt teaching methods to suit the needs of students they are supporting (Kearns, 2012), and with appropriate delivery of good communication, student learning increases.
Unit CYP36 – Working together for the benefit of children and young people 1.1 Explain the importance of multi agency working and integrated working. When children are growing up they may require the use of a range of services, depending on their needs and support requirements. It is important for the services involved in each individual young person to work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people. This is multi agency working and it is an effective way of supporting not only young people but also their families. The bringing together of practitioners and professional from different areas provides an integrated way of working and aims to provide support to children and young people earlier to ensure they meet the Every Child Matters outcomes.
It’s a requirement that children must be provided with experiences and support that help children develop positive senses of themselves and others, respect, social skills and a positive attitude to learning. Practitioners must make sure they support children in their emotional well-being in order to help the children to know themselves and what they can achieve / do. 2. Physical Development – states that physical learning and development is important, as it allows children to do other things i.e. play, explore and sports, as well as reading and writing etc.