Special educational need supporter treats speech defects and disorders and encourages the ability to communicate. The speech therapist works in partnership with parents, teachers and other professionals involved, to help children develop their communication skills to the best of their ability, and reach potential both educationally and socially. For some children, particularly those with speech sound difficulties, this may involve weekly sessions for a period of them. For other children, input may be at the level of working with parents and professionals to set appropriate goals and monitor progress Assistive technology Health officer Paediatrician medical
Research on children’s brain development shows that good nutrition, health, and exercise are critical to brain development and learning (MCEECDYA, 2011).Educator who work in childcare center should recognize that Children have a strong sense of wellbeing (EYLF Outcome3): Modelling and reinforcing health, nutrition and personal hygiene practices with children (p.32). Educators are able to promote the diversity of foods by encouraging families to share traditional food recipes and special eating habits or bringing their food to the childcare center in terms of special cultural and religious needs, hence the child care center can plan a menu for the demand of each child’s diet, especially for the child who have special dietary needs. Which according to the Code of Ethic principle: Partnerships with families and communities support shared responsibility for children’s learning, development and wellbeing. Moreover, Children have the right to stay in good quality health care, including clean water, nutritious food and a clean environment so that they will stay healthy.
The roles of other support staff such as cleaners, dinner staff, caretakers, administrative staff are integral to the daily running of the school. Each role ensures the school runs smoothly and safely for the pupils attending. 2.b) Many schools also have external professionals who help pupils with any additional needs such as a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) or an Educational Psychologist. They are an important part of the school and help pupils meet the performance standards needed.
If you start off a child doing certain things as going to the doctor, getting regular check-ups, having open conversations about how they are feeling physically and mentally. This will prepare the child to become accustom to these things, and once they are an adult they will keep up with these health practices and regular doctor visits to ensure they live a healthy
Persons in the field of caring for infants/toddlers ought to adhere to his/her country’s guideline in preventing all or some of the diseases that are commonly known in the early childhood environment to secure a child’s welfare. In delivering a safe environment aimed towards the education aspect, all of the inclusive children will feel a sense of security, peace and even joy within a welcoming surrounding. More so, this healthy, safe and nurturing environment develops the child’s developmental domains which are the physical, social and emotional, cognitive and language, and moral and spiritual development. Through this, Jim Greenman (1988) quote is achieved which highlights what an early childhood environment should be which are rich in experience, in play, in teaching, with people, significant to children and places children called their own.
Health behaviours such as eating habits, drug use and physical activity are important determinants of current and future health status for young people. Healthy Harold teaches young children how to develop skills and build their knowledge towards positive health behaviours. They cater for all children no matter if living with disabilities or lacking motor skills. Usually the mobile classroom comes equipped with special features for those who have a disability, for example, the Healthy Harold mobile classrooms are wheel chair accessible and offer informative services for children that could be deaf or blind.
Speech and language therapist – These types of professionals support children and young people who have speech/communication difficulties. They can work in a variety of community settings such as nurseries and children’s centres. They also provide training to support practitioners so they are able to develop a child’s speech and language skills within the school setting. They also work in partnership with parents to help the child develop their communication skills to the best of their ability and reach their full potential, they do this so that all children are able to develop within the education environment and also have an increased development socially.
Health promotion is where a practitioner should be encouraging a healthy life style for the child, promoting and providing that the children are safe, well-looked after, playing and learning well and frequently. Health promotion is allowing people to increase control and to improve there over all health. It is about more than individual behavior it’s about a wide range of environmental and social interventions. We the practitioner promote health promotion to ensure that children are safe and can play in environments which have been built and supported for social and emotional confidence building for the children, as well as families and staff. To promote health in my placement setting the practitioner will introduce P.E (Exercise) through
We have a responsibility to these children to be committed to them, to help them achieve to their highest potential and to respect and to support any disabilities or special needs that a child may have. It is very important that we create a safe and healthy environment so that children can grow socially, cognitively and can physically develop. It is also very important that we respect their self-worth and what they can contribute when they are in class every day. It is also vital that we as educators acknowledge and value a child’s culture, language, ethnicity and family structure and that we are able to provide the help they will need to learn English and help them to keep and honor their home language. The Ethical Responsibilities to Family section (2005), family is very important in the development of children and I have to agree that developing a good relationship with
After further research I was able to gain a better understanding of the good things that vaccines can give people. In one of my research I found more reason why vaccines are good for children and what type of vaccines children should have in schools. School-age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. Making sure that children receive all their vaccinations on time is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your children 's long-term health—as well as the health of friends, classmates, and others in your community.
Head Start programs advocate for the education of children. They stress their school readiness program by claiming it enhances children 's social and cognitive development, through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services. Head Start also advocates for the idea of family support. This program supports this idea by providing services for eligible adults and families including health and nutrition programs, mental health programs, parenting programs, relationship programs, and financial education programs. Head Starts also has a strong dedication in building a healthy community.
Introduction As your elementary school principal, I am dedicated to ensuring that our students are taught in a developmentally appropriate learning community that ensures success of all learners. As early childhood educators, it is crucial that you all know and understand efficient methods for aligning developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) with Common Core State Standards. This brief article describes DAP for teaching reading to kindergarten-age students, explores California’s Common Core State Standards, compares the effects of DAP and non-DAP practices, and describes a plan to introduce and implement the use of a new state-mandated textbook-based reading curriculum. Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Teaching Reading to Kindergarten Learners
My Behavior Management philosophy is to educate our children to be kind, caring, and respectful members in our society by teaching self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, and problem-solving skills. To assist my students in reaching this goal, I will maintain a child-friendly and encouraging classroom environment, in order to make my students feel safe and promote an environment for learning. To teach my students how to be kind, caring, and respectful I will demonstrate these skills as their teacher; in addition, I will teach them ways to respect themselves and one another. As a class, we will collaborate together to create our classroom rules and consequences.
This demonstrates my understanding of effective learning though appropriate instructional strategies because is displays how I implemented a variety of materials and technological resources to support my instructional strategies and reinforce student learning. It also conveys my ability to assess student’s through both formal (activity sheet) and informal (thumbs up) assessment techniques. These techniques help me evaluate the student’s strengths/weaknesses and the effectiveness of my instructional strategies. This particular skill outcome is important to early childhood education because implementing instructional strategies that reach the diversity of our students is going to promote overall student success. We, as early childhood educators, have to use a variety of strategies to discover more about the student’s developmental process and adjust our instruction in a way that will promote students to become self-directed
Head Start is a national, federally funded child development program that provides services with an overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children from birth to age 5 from predominantly low-income families by supporting their development in a comprehensive way. Head Start approaches the needs of both children and their families with health, nutrition, and other social services that are designed to foster stable family relationship, enhance children’s physical and emotional well-being and establish a learning environment that supports and develop strong cognitive skills. Head Start has the philosophy that parents are a child's first and most influential teacher therefore services are offered to help prepare the parent(s)