Pros of Mainstream schooling Education ensures a productive future for everyone, it opens minds of people. People get to learn about history of cultures, values and it broadens mental setting. There are different ways in which children are taught parents have an option of sending their children to school or to home school. Although home schooling is on the increase parents still send their kids to mainstream schooling. There are pros of sending a child to school because of having a teacher who is able to choose materials relevant to the learners, feedback is given directly as learners are able to communicate with the teacher and show understanding.
• Culturally Appropriate Curriculum – A child’s home language and culture can play a significant role in the child’s cognitive and linguistic development. When parents share aspects of their child’s background, caregivers can incorporate family traditions into the child’s daily routine to help support the home-child care connection. • Language and Literacy Foundation - By educating parents and involving them in language-rich activities in the child care program; caregivers can have a lifelong impact on a child’s value of literacy. • Parents should keep in touch with caregivers- to feel free with both child and parents, also get to know about children developmental or the psychological issues, even parent can share their inabilities then care giver will mend the child’s heart
Teachers play a significant role in modeling social skills and arranging positive social environment (Lynch & Simpson, 2010). Research shows that when children acquire strategies to communicate, cope, and manage impulses can maintain focus in learning contexts (Wooley & Rubin,
This includes all of the activities that parents do to raise children to become capable students. Unlike teachers, whose influence on a child is limited to the classroom, parents have a life-long commitment to their children. This type of involvement is accomplished by providing learning opportunities for the parents, in order for them to best parent and support their children in school. Adult literacy programs and degree programs for parents are examples of this. Family support programs that focus on nutrition, health, and a safe household also fall under this type of involvement, as these things are necessary for a child to learn successfully.
Introduction In early childhood education, it is important for teachers to always consider and understand children and the families’ needs. Early childhood teachers cannot only work with their colleagues to face children and the families’ needs but also need to work with multi-disciplinary to collaborate the ideas with each other and discuss the best outcome for the children and the families in early childhood education setting together. So, the more explanation about the multi-disciplinary team is that teachers with different professionals such as psychologists, child social worker, police, adult social worker, health visitor or court working together to provide different services and support for children and the families’ needs. They are diverse professional groups who work together in order to collaborate, reflect, access and support children’s development, health and learning and also families' needs. Early childhood professionals are from diverse professional backgrounds.
The task of the code is to work towards building personal relationships with the child. These would include making individualized adaptations in teaching strategies, learning environments, and curricula; and keep constant communication with the family to ensure the child benefits from the program. Once the documentation of the code of ethics is done and proper training of the parents, caregivers and all other interested parties, the child care will receive adequate support which will determine the in a tremendous way the future expectations. Therefore, it 's imperative that families come to the knowledge that they are responsible for maintaining the code of conduct that, daily, influences the growth of their children social, emotional and physical
Especially for a primary school-age child, people always claim that parents are the role model of their kids. How parents treat them, how their kids behave. By learning unit 5, I better understand the concepts about parenting styles and how are they connecting to child development. It makes me start to recall my memories that how my parents taught me when I was young. By staying with my parents in these eighteen years time, I aware that they treat me a bit authoritative.
My personal goals for my classroom is to help every student in my class reach their education goals and social skill goals, also to provide a safe and fun environment. EVery child deserves an education to try and better themself. I know as I grow my goals will grow and change. I want my students to help me improve my goals as a teacher. My purpose as a teacher is to give each child the tools they need to be a productive citizen in life.
As mentioned in the iTeach principle, teachers should extend children’s thinking and learning based on their understanding of children’s development, interests, abilities, needs and backgrounds (MOE, 2013). Through facilitation, teachers can engage in quality interactions with the children, enabling them to understand how and what the children are learning by encouraging them to reflect, predict and question. Thus, they can support children’s learning by guiding them in mastering skills and building knowledge. This is in line with Vygotsky’s theory which mentioned that social interaction is fundamental in nurturing children’s learning and development (Santrock, 2014). The planning and teaching cycle are also embedded because teachers can uncover children’s interests, thoughts and feelings, assess their learning and evaluate the effectiveness of the activities prepared in guiding children to achieve specific goals, through valuable interactions (Gestwicki, 2014).
In Malaysia, multi-ethnic children are usually mixed with and interacting with each other at school. At school, students will have the opportunity to socialize, communicate and joking with friends from different ethnic groups. At this age, children will learn to appreciate the values of unity without coercion from teachers. The teacher is a great responsibility in ensuring that students from different backgrounds can live their daily lives in a harmonious environment. The teacher should be able to instill the values of solidarity in self pupils from different backgrounds and ethnic groups.