* Has a core set of personal values. I believe that there are values that is naturally within an individual and values that can be taught and can be learned and these must be passed on to every child by my modeling, value inculcation and value integration in my lessons. I believe that my task as a teacher is to facilitate the child’s development and bringing him to the optimum and to the maximum by: * Providing a classroom that is conducive to learning and an environment which develops him as an individual. * Helping every child to master the basic skills of reading, communicating in oral and written form, arithmetic and computer skills. * Having an environment which promotes security, belongingness and being a fair, equal and non judge mental teacher.
Social Awareness addresses perspective taking; empathy; difference recognition; and respect for others. Relationship Skills encompasses communication; social engagement and relationship building; working cooperatively; negotiation; refusal; conflict management; and help seeking. Responsible Decision Making includes problem identification and situation analysis; problem solving; evaluation and reflection; and personal, social, and ethical responsibility. Benefits of social emotional Learning Implementation of SEL programs in schools provides a foundation for creating a safe learning environment where all students can succeed. Effective programs include multi-component school-based interventions involving classroom-based curricula that focus
For individual learning styles to be met, within a good learning sessions a teacher will ensure he/she takes a multi-sensory approach to teaching, this way each learner can work to the best of their ability. Initial assessment and contracting before any learning takes place will ensue that learner needs are highlighted, therefore suitable support and lesson planning can take place. Inclusive learning is also about promoting a supportive and motivating learning environment that addresses the needs and barriers of all learners. For example, learners with wheelchairs need have appropriate access to the classroom and other facilities. Task 13 Strength and limitation of teaching and learning approaches Strengths and limitation of teaching and learning approaches are when a teacher implements all inclusive teaching
The learning environment is a critical dimension of educational quality. It must be gender-sensitive, healthy and safe for children, protective of them and successful in helping them learn. Families and communities should play a central role in ensuring such environments. Every school aims to create a welcoming atmosphere for students, parents, and visitors as environment plays an important role in encouraging children to do as well as they can. When we talk about a school’s atmosphere and philosophy it describes the school’s climate and relationships, expectations of achievement, how it promotes fairness and equality, and how well it partnerships with parents and the wider community.
Preschoolers and early childhood learners are in the discovery mode and must be allowed to experience the relevancy of learning. Public education is the joint effort of teachers and community to provide learning for children. Teachers have a specific role with specific goals to accomplish the best results. These goals can be achieved by doing certain teaching methods and classroom management skills. Children learn better in a well-disciplined (controlled) environment that provides the appropriate curriculum for each grade level.
Good communication with parents and caregivers can build support for and strengthen the important work that you are doing in the classroom. The more you know about children's academic, social, and emotional development, the more able you will be to meet their needs. Information about how well the children are progressing helps you to plan your teaching. You want the children in your care to feel successful and confident, but you also want to offer experiences that will help them to develop further. In addition, through initial screening and by checking the children's progress, you can identify those children who need special help or who face extra
1.2 Explain the principles of relationship building with children, young people and adults Being a teaching assistant involves working closely with individuals and groups of children, my relationship with children must be professional. When working with groups of children I need to give individual attention to each child to ensure that all children feel welcome and valued within the school. This includes encouraging pupils to answer questions, ask questions, make suggestions and contribute ideas as appropriate to their ages, needs and abilities. Teaching assistants need to help children and young people understand the value and importance of positive relationships. We should encourage children when working in pairs, groups and as a class to listen to one another and acknowledge ideas.
Children come from communities, therefore it is also important for teachers to know a little about students’ social, economic and cultural background, and how these influence student motivation in the classroom. These differences that students come into the classroom with can be used as resources to help the teacher to enhance the teaching learning process, as she will be able structure activities that tap into their interests. Also, as long as students understand that their differences are respected, and that they have a responsibility to be a part of their learning, this can prove to be a great motivational factor. Understanding group dynamics is also key to determining
Dr. Montessori developed this type of learning to promote self control of the students in many ways. Students are given the opportunity to have self-control in their educational path. The Montessori website states that, “Our classrooms are designed to promote self-direction and self-discipline, to allow children to create their own substantive body of knowledge through exploration and observation, following their own interests at their own pace. Highly qualified teachers — we call them “directors” and “directresses” — observe and offer guidance and support while children build their cognitive and creative abilities. The result?
Customized Learning Theory Angelique Young Liberty University Introduction There are many ideas and theories on what makes the best learning environment. Things to consider are teacher-student relationships, teacher-parent relationships, parent-student relationships and lastly, student-self relationships. Each relationship creates an environment that is intertwined with the other to create the best learning environment for the student. When one or more of these relationships fracture, the environment for the student is, at best retarded, if not crippled. By understanding the dynamic of these relationships, a teacher understands the development and learning of students and seeks opportunities to positively support not only their intellectual development, but also social and personal as well.