Establish good relationships with children, acting as good role and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs. Encourage and promote self-esteem and independence. Provide feedback to children in relation to progress and achievement. SUPPORT FOR THE TEACHER Assist with the planning of learning activities under the direction and guidance of the class teacher. Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.
At this age we need to remember to comfort the child if they become upset and be someone they can speak to if they choose too, it is important we do not shout at children as this could cause them more upset and distress. Also we should be lively and energetic and enjoy taking part in activities they enjoy and provide new challenges for them. Primary schools- During this age it is important to listen to the children however the teaching assistant must make eye contact, lower themselves to the child’s level and speak to the child in a positive way. Children will start to learn boundaries during this time so it is about enforcing them in a positive and encouraging way. Encouragement is also important during all aspects of school life such as during lessons, their work, forming friendships and finding new things because this will help the children to try new things and to progress and move forward with their development and education.
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
A support group is vital for this method. Cooperative learning is the best technique for increasing anti-bias awareness and understanding. Everyone needs the diverse viewpoints and honest feedback of colleagues to develop new awareness and teaching practices. Support group members may be other staff, parents, or early childhood teachers who
Unit 203 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults Outcome 1 Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people 1.1 To establish a respectful, professional relationship with children and young people you need to be approachable, listen to what they have to say and respond accordingly. It is important to be friendly and be liked by the child/young person; however you must also be able to earn the respect of the child so they respond to you when you ask them to perform set tasks. It is beneficial at the beginning of the relationship to discuss with the child/young person what each of you wishes to achieve from the relationship. It is also helpful to make time to listen carefully to the child/ young person so you have a strong understanding of what is important to them. 1.2 When dealing with children, you need to be aware of, and take account of, their age.
As a practitioner it is very important to be able to communicate with other members of staff and parents and the children in a respectful manner, and to be able to discuss any concerns you may have with another member of staff for example if you have any concerns about a child in your care. It is also important to remember the importance of being able to communicate with the children’s parents effectively and to make them feel welcome when they come inside of the classroom and to always try your hardest to answer any questions they may have if you cannot answer the questions get back to them straight away. Personal Hygiene. 2. I was a positive role model when I told all of the children about the importance of washing hands before they eat their fruit at playtime or lunch at dinner time.
They will learn what is taught to them by their teachers. They enjoy challenges because they are learning and not competing. They see their teacher as a role model who gives them information. It is very important to keep young learns interested and motivated in whatever activity you have planned for them. If they enjoy the activity they will absorb it quickly.
Unit 3 3.1 To establish a respectful and professional relationship with children and young people a LSA will need to: • Adapt the way they communicate for the age group they are working with. • Develop mutual respect. • Should show respect and interest in the children or young people they are working with by asking questions, listening to them without interrupting and speak to them in a positive and polite manner. • LSA should model the behaviour expected from pupils, for example listen when the teacher is speaking • Apply the behaviour policy fairly and consistently so that the children feel they are being treated fairly. • Call the children by their name, which shows they are valued.
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. When delivering student education, acquiring effective communication skills involving the delivery of high written and verbal skills, and literacy development is essential for teachers to aid children’s needs for learning, as this assists to prove social and cognitive development for children when the teacher collaborates towards educating children. Good communication skills from early childhood educators ensure children’s skills are enhanced when
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with Children Young people Adults Ans: Importance of effective communication with Children Communication is a key factor in developing positive relationships with human beings,the importance of effective communication with children can never be denied. Being a teaching assistant ,you have to model yourself in a best possible way to communicate with children as they learn and absorb your methods of communication. In order to develop and maintain positive relationships with children ,I have to communicate politely and clearly so that they can understand me. By using simple vocabulary and positive body language I can get their attention more easily and my friendly approach would make me trustworthy for them and they can discuss their problems or share their ideas with me. For example,in my placement,my friendly and polite attitude towards reception children makes it easy for them to bring their complaints to me;if they are hurt or hit by somebody.