Importance Of Esteem In Education

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In a classroom there would be students who have different learning needs, it is the responsibility of the teacher to identify them and help the pupils based on their needs. For learning to be effective a student should possess basic needs, according to Abraham Maslow there are four basic needs they are physiological needs such as hunger, thirst and bodily comfort. Safety is security and freedom from danger, if a child is assured he is safe the child would be able to explore the environment and learn without fear. A child should feel love and belongingness in the classroom so that he would be able to learn effectively. Esteem is self-respect and respect from others. Esteem emerges from daily…show more content…
According to Professor W. Stephen Wilson from Johns Hopkins University, “the core concepts of basic math must be mastered before students are able to move into a more advanced study’’. Therefore it is very necessary that the teacher makes sure every pupil understands the concept of each lesson done in the classroom before a new lesson is being taught. When a new concept in math is taught the teacher might use explicit instructions which is clear directions given to students on how to solve the sum. The teacher could do so by using visuals like graphs and charts to grasp the attention of the…show more content…
All students are different in terms of their achievements, ability and learning styles. To assess students’ the teacher might adopt the method of setting different tasks for the same activity, when a teacher uses this method two things have to be taken into consideration. They are quantity and the level of difficulty, the same task can be assigned to the whole class but not all students would attempt the same amount of questions as certain pupils would have to answer selected questions. The teacher can set the task to two or three different levels which allows the student to choose the level he/she is able to

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