Students who are allowed to explore, empathize, question, hypothesize, conceptualize, experiment, and evaluate throughout their own learning become productive community members" (Hummell 5). Allowing children to learn to think critically helps them to solve problems and have a logical argument about something they believe is true. Applying critical thinking into schools gives a child a chance to make a difference. Also, Elizabeth McKinstry agrees with Hummell in challenging the next generation to think for themselves. McKinstry writes about how Common Core education helps children become more interactive in the world and teaches them how to apply the knowledge they have learned in life.
Also, always learn from the other because you can have more knowledge can be received. Always respect to other professionals, and try to maintain a good atmosphere when having joint work. Last but not least, it is important to interact and collaborate between multi-disciplinary and try to keep children and the families on the spot and aware their needs and work together as a team to provide the best support for them in the early childhood education settings. And remember the main benefit and purpose of working in a multi-disciplinary working, must be better outcomes for children and the families. Multi-disciplinary together break down their worries and achieve their requirement as much as a professional
Cultural Competence in the education care service is to have the correct knowledge, values, principles, policies and procedures in place to be able to successfully create a service that is culturally safe, culturally sensitive and culturally aware. This ensures that families and children from a different culture feel as though they belong. As an educator ‘cultural competence’ is to have the skill and ability to be able to communicate with people from a range of different cultures, as well as having a positive attitude towards cultural differences. It is to be a role model for the children and provide an anti-bias approach at all times.
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 knowledge gained from pre-referral process can be applied in the classroom, like trying different interventions and creating appropriate accommodations for the students with disabilities. As an educator I consider an individual’s abilities, interests, learning environments, and cultural factors in the selection, development, and adaptation of learning experiences for students with disabilities. The information gained from this process prepares me to work with the students, parents and a team for the child’s success. Using technologies helps to support instructional assessment, planning, and delivery for the students with disabilities. I can implement transition plan for students with disabilities across a wide range of different learning experiences in collaboration with individuals, families, and a
It also helps Board members to decide and plan the resources needed for making further progress. Assessment for learning enables a mutual learning between teachers and students. The most important of all is that information gathered through the process of assessment should be used to improve the teaching and
To communicate with the different culture families with-in the center and community to aid in better knowledge, resources and activities to promote these cultures. Cultural competence is about respecting all cultures, it is an on-going reflective practice that helps families and educators to
While collaborating with others through interactions, children learn the traditions, values, beliefs, and language of their culture. For this reason, families and educators ought to supplement children with plenty of social interaction. Vygotsky believed language is an imperative device for thought and assumes a key part in cognitive development. He introduced the
As a teacher, it is my responsibility to share information on the development of the child and have a clear and constant flow of dialogue with the family. This will enable both parties to deal with any issues that may arise within the family, school or community. It also my belief that parents should have an active part in their child’s learning and be able to lend a hand whenever necessary, and having open communication with them will allow this transparency and connection between home and school. The community is vital in ensuring that the facilities around the community and school is appropriate for the different children and families to live in and grow. A very good example of this successful collaboration is the Reggio Emilia approach in Italy.
Teachers can also learn about a childs’ experience and offer help and attention. Literacy is very important in every aspect of a person’s life, a teacher in the foundation phase should emphasize this and help their skills and literacies develop