Upon your request, I have written an informative career report using research on a topic in my major field, childcare worker. In the report I have included my findings on the education needed, important characteristics/skills to have, job expectations, and the job outlook for a childcare worker. While doing my research, I realized that in order for a person to succeed in this field, one must have certain characteristics/skills. One must have good communication skills, decision-making skills, instructional skills, interpersonal skills, and most importantly be very patient. In addition, I also realized that this profession can become very demanding and tiring sometimes.
However I do know that when a student is being assessed the teacher is not only learning about the student behaviors however that teacher is also learning about themselves and their behaviors (The Young Child Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight, n.d). When I am working with children this process have taught me to do more assessments and therefore I will be able to learn the child and know specific what the students are capable of doing and I would be able to provide materials and strategies according to their skills and they will be more effective with excellent
Pedagogical documentation is an ongoing process for educators to facilitate, grow and improve the children’s development. It is including a few steps of collecting data, analyses data, reflect on how children’s learning takes place, plan to enhance their learning and take into account of the relevant learning theory. Pedagogical document is a tool to explore children’s everyday experiences and make it visible about the nature of the learning process to other child, teacher and adult (Fleet et.al, 2011). The practitioner believes that the philosophy play is an important tool to facilitate children’s development. Play offers opportunities for children to participate in a group to learn different social skills such as sharing, turn taking, negotiating
The aims of equality policies and procedures in early child care and education is to encourage children and adults to achieve their full potential, making the environment a place where everyone feels valued and respected. The staff working with children should improve their knowledge about culture, beliefs and disabilities, in order to prepare children to live in a diverse society. Having written policy and procedures in the setting will help the staff to provide a high quality childcare practice. Staff and parents meetings should be used also for discussion about discrimination and prejudice concerns in order to be solved and to create new strategies and programme to use for making children understand the equality and
Pictures, concrete objects, are appropriate methods that are used on classroom as teaching aids. Field trips, computers, calculators are also used as realists method of teaching. Education should pass on, confirmed and the organizational structures which give importance to those truths. As with the idealists’ planned task for parents, realists expect parents to give in their children to teachers, as instructors better comprehend the reality and the techniques that are vital for better comprehend the reality. Those who understand the laws which administer noticeable phenomena.
This model also helps identify problems that indirectly affect the child, meaning that this problems or obstacles that may come because of the family and peers and how they affect the child’s development. Bronfenbrenner believes that teachers should create a caring environment and create relationships with the children that can last for a life time. The theory also underlines that the problems that the child and the families face are caused by the conflict between the parent s workplace and the family
Strong emphasis is given on nurturing relationships with the families of young children and functioning collaboratively with other professionals. The program offers a series of coursework encircling infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary children. Through student teaching, field placements, and practical learning, students build up competence in the use of developmentally appropriate methods and practices. Major themes within the program comprises of understanding and admiring family diversity, supporting families in their roles with young children, and addressing the necessities of children with special needs in comprehensive
The teacher therefore has to come up with creative and innovative ways to teach children and to always actively involve the learners for learning to be maximized. She can do this by relating the content of this focus area to the child’s actual world and also by bringing concrete objects to touch and feel, or even pictures. The influence of Beginning knowledge on children: This kind of knowledge can only benefit children since it forms the basics of their entire schooling career. They start becoming critical thinkers by questioning things that happen around them, and acknowledging why things happen in a certain way. It also helps them realize what world they live in, how to interact in this world and how they as individuals fit in the world.
For those children who enter their early elementary grades at-risk for academic and social problems, this flexibility allows them the opportunity to engage in more secure attachments with their teachers, which in turn allows these children to have their needs met. Developing a secure attachment with an adult other than their primary caregiver such as their teacher can allow for intimate relationships whereby the child / student may learn to regulate emotion, develop strategies for his behavior, develop self-esteem, explore his environment with confidence, establish effective peer relationships, and perform with better skills on measures of language development, emergent literacy and reading, cognitive development and play, and social interaction with peers and adults (Pianta, 2006). In the current literature, significant investigative attention has been paid to children’s attachment styles with their teachers. For example, as stated above, O’Farrell, Morrison, and Furlong (2006) refers to the differing Attachment styles as Types A, B, and C. Other researches focusing predominantly on the teacher student relationship, have identified similar styles. Using attachment theory, DiPerna, Volpe, & Elliot (2002) refer to the differing styles as secure, avoidant, and