The article, Practice and Critique, informs educational readers (and students becoming future educators) about the importance of the Common Core Standards. This article especially defines the techniques’ importance throughout specific subjects, such as Language Development. Over the last few years, the common core standards have been adapted to fit the “average” classroom setting, with its goal of preparing each student with the necessary curriculum needed in order for them to succeed in college and/or within the workplace. Though this strategy has often been criticized by many throughout the public, the article hopes to demonstrate that the Common Core Standards are exactly what is needed in order for each child to to be able to obtain and
The Learning perspective argues that children imitate what they see and hear,and that children learn from punishment and reinforcement. (Shaffer,Wood,& Willoughby,2002). The main theorist associated with the learning perspective is B.F. Skinner. Skinner argued that adults shape the speech of children by reinforcing the babbling of infants that sound most like words. (Skinner,1957,as cited in Shaffer,et.al,2002).
CD 452 Professional Development Reflection The first lesson I chose was Power of Language for Infants and Toddlers. Each lesson taught how to build relationships, language, and every word builds a healthy brain. It taught how to respond to a child in a positive way, there are 5 elements to the responses. What I learned was the Power of Language video taught that with dual learners, you should incorporate some of their language throughout the day. Talking to infants and toddlers can help them to develop and build a strong foundation for literacy.
Oral Language is when the language is spoken to express ideas, thoughts and even emotion. Before a child learns to read, the child begins to speak and connect through saying the words aloud. With that in mind, a child can identify and connect the words on the page to the picture that appears through their mind base on the concept of oral language. Oral language goes beyond the classroom walls because it starts from the words, saying and ideas that they’ve personally heard and experienced through their life. Therefore, many educators test their students on their Oral Language abilities, and Oral Language is comprised of Phonology, Semantics, Grammar, Morphology, Pragmatics, and Discourse.
If they are structured to support student-to-student or group interaction, ELLs are required to use English language to explain concepts and contribute to the work. This gives teachers an opportunity to gauge what the student has learned, and it also helps the student to demonstrate his/her progress in English language development. As an educator I can also informally assess for correct use of language structures and academic vocabulary. I will identify, teach, and post key academic vocabulary and structures for one content lesson each day because students need help to become more aware of how language functions in various modes of communication across the curriculum. My role is to make students understand well enough how language works and also to select materials that will help expand their students ' linguistic horizons.
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The ELL population is rapidly growing, and it is important that teachers are equipped and ready to teach and assess these ELLs. Assessing ELLs is important because the assessments tell teachers how to make instructional decisions, and how much the child knows and can do (Lenski. 2006, P. 25). It is important for teachers to make sure that the ELL students are continually developing English competence and acquiring content knowledge. Because of the No Child Left Behind act, there are assessment mandates that all teacher must follow, like the Title 1 that requires ELLs attending public schools to be assessed in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and they must also be included in statewide standardized testing.
BK Standard 4 is, which states, teacher candidates use authentic, ongoing assessment of children’s abilities to plan, implement, and evaluate programs that build upon each child’s unique strengths.1 This standard prove to be vital with my experiences in field placements. When young children are in need of early interventions, it 's imperative that teacher and the administration are in tune with the cultural and linguistic differences within the school environment. Another continues encounter that teachers face to be effective with early childhood special needs children are able facilitate progress and enrich skills that motivate preschoolers in an unsurpassed learning experiences. In addition to, provide the opportunities in learning centers settings and
Assistive Technology plays an important role is the life of a student with a visual impairment. The student is able to access information that they may not have been able to. They will be able to participate within the school setting, perform everyday tasks with more ease and create a world of more independence for themselves. All areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) are important for Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to focus on, however, assistive technology is the most critical. Assistive Technology knowledge is used in every area of the ECC.
The questionable and ambiguous nature surrounding the notion that children play an active role in acquiring language has been debated by many theorists of different perspectives. These three perspectives include the learning view, the nativist view and the interactionist view. In this essay I will discuss each perspective with reference to psychological theories and research that relates to each view. The learning perspective of language acquisition suggests that children acquire language through imitation and reinforcement (Skinner, 1957). The ideology behind this view claims that children develop language by repeating utterances that have been praised by their parent, therefore gaining a larger vocabulary and understanding of phrases over