What Makes Us Different

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What Make Us Different? Children learn by absorbing the information and processing it through physiological and psychological action. They learn by smelling, sensing, hearing and doing. Because the brain absorbs and processes information so efficiently, it is important to provide children with as many experiences as possible to help them learn. They often enter the classroom with prior knowledge that both they and the teacher can use to their benefit. (http://www.suite101.com/content/how-do-children-learn-a149772). No two children are a like, therefore no child will learn in the same manner as the next students. Children learn and develop at a different pace, but as long as the students accomplish the same goal, who’s to say what works best for students and what way should not be used. Knowing that they are different ways in which a child can learn a teacher should try to incorporate each style within there lesson plan so no child is left out. A teacher will usually lean toward teaching the students in their preference style of learning. Meaning for a teacher who is more of a hands on learner he or she will have more hands on activities but a teacher should learn to use the three most effective styles of learning which are, visual learners, kinesthetic learners and auditory learners. Understanding the different ways in which a child learns is the first step in creating and implementing a curriculum that accomplish all the goals it’s designed for. As an educator it’s important to make sure that all the T’s are crossed to insure that each child gained something as they walk away. Forming an environment that is prepared for learning, setting routines, building bonds, securing relationships, making smooth transitions and physical education are just some of the things to consider when developing a curriculum for preschool children. It’s the skills that are
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