Reflection Paper 1 About the explicit curriculum Vs implicit curriculum In order to clarify about preferring of explicit curriculum or implicit curriculum, the learners must be understood how both curriculums works as a field of education. Teachers designing their curriculum must consider how the environment of the classroom will impact students. A student will learn from what is taught in a class and from how that class is taught. That student will also take lessons from how her/his class and school are organized. These are the concepts of explicit and implicit curriculum, and they help educators think about the different ways students learn so they can design more effective methods of teaching.
First repertoire, which is talk for everyday life is obviously being applied in any classroom. It support everyday human interaction and help students to develop, explore and utilize transactional talk, exploratory talk and so on. Learning talk provides students with not only factual answers but also allows them to narrate, explain, evaluate and many more. Teaching talk involves teacher in rote (where I drill any ideas facts and routine through repetition), recitation (recall or test what is expected to be known by using short question or key point), instruction (give order to student and tell them what and how to do; lab tutorial, project etc) and exposition (imparting information and explaining). The last repertoire (classroom organization) allows teacher to make use of five ways of organizing interaction.
Each principle has activities that are done within the classroom so that the students learn how they can utilize the principles themselves (Riley, 1998). Those activities help the teachers in teaching the students how to make those principles better known to
Teachers should be explaining, modeling, and using guided practice in the classroom. By modeling what they want their students to do, students will be better able to work through their assigned tasks. The teacher acts as a coach for learning to take place. Hence, educators need to actively involve learners and make learning environment conducive
By discussing the nature of participation structure, and the patterns of interaction in the classroom, some pedagogical implications will be derived. Keywords: Classroom Discourse Analysis, Classroom Discourse Structure, Teachers’ Questions 2. Literature Review Classroom discourse includes the communication between the students and their teacher as well as with other learners. One form of classroom discourse analysis is the analysis of interaction between teachers and students. The ideal situation involves both the participation of the teacher and students,
The teachers usually teach from a textbook trying to help students understand the content and this adds to rote learning .Therefore at all levels in a school system the textbook plays a significant role as students are assessed through examinations that are within the limits of the textbook and for the teacher it acts as a structuring device in a particular sequence that can be applied
Introduction While I was in the program at ITTO, I developed many techniques and methods to help me teach English to the students. First, I realize that culture plays a huge part in teaching a foreign language. Furthermore, as a teacher one must take the responsibility to know the difficult cultural norms of the students and community. My strengths and weaknesses were both exposed to me. Thus, I feel to be a good teacher I can draw from this experience My teaching approaches and class presence have greatly improved and I know I have more confidence.
And the responsibility lies with the teacher who can enliven the subject in the classroom by introducing innovative techniques so that the learner is drawn to the subject. Previously, it was the time when teacher used to speak and deliver lectures while the students were only the passive listeners, but in the present scenario students are given chance to express their ideas and thoughts. They are no more passive listeners. So now communicative approach is used so that students are given chance to speak. They play a prime role in this approach.
Therefore the qualifications of a person in today’s world need a support of English Language capability to reach out to the highest level of accomplishments. In the present day world the English language is used on widespread to interact and deal with the business officials around the world. The use of English language therefore helps in fetching the best opportunity to the job seeker and best deal for the business person. Malaysia education system conducting various kinds of tests and admission assistance programs with a view to help the students to bring a link between the middle and college level English education(Vinodini Murugesan ,2003 ). The English language came to Malaysia when the British came to Malaysia in year 1771.
(Stella Huard, 2008). The influence of AUDIO and VIDEO in English language classroom to use as tool to make language learning more interesting and motivating to improve their listening skill. It can enhance second language with two activities such as pre while and post listening. Both video and audio tools are most powerful tool for language provides not only context but also authenticity, motivation, interest and it gives great confidence level to the language learners through the gesture and body language and real vocabulary