Theme B: Review on the Impact of Social Constructivism for Pre-school Education. Early childhood education generally means an education before the child start of formal schooling or before the age they required to attend the school. It is crucial stage of life in development the physical, intellectual, emotional and social lifestyle of the children. For the basic education method the approach must base on their prior knowledge and practice is called “constructivism”. Social constructivism is the one of the theories of learning and pedagogy that had the utmost impact on tutoring and curriculum design because they seem to be the most conducive to integration into current educational approaches.
In terms of secondary education, schooling is focused less on milestones and more upon the installation of specific skills regarding careers. According to “The world’s women 2015”, “secondary education is the key to acquiring more complex skills and knowledge, which in turn offer individuals more opportunities in life, including preparation for tertiary education and better jobs” (2015, pg. 69.) It is not enough just to have primary schooling; without secondary schooling, one will not be prepared for college and
I found that it is important that I assess ELL students when they come into to my classroom because I need to know what that ELL student already knows, so that I can effectively understand how to move on instructing and assessing the ELL student (Lenski. 2006, P. 25). This article has also taught me that it is important to include parents in their child’s education. Parents can help in completing predictability logs, which can be very useful for me to use when figuring out how much the child already knows. The predictability log will help me to understand the ELL’s prior literacy experiences (Lenski. 2006, P. 26).
Dress code sexism regards the hope and change for justice. If the school is able to recognize that dress code sexism does exist, they should not think of uniforms as the number one solution. Uniforms will solve dress code sexism for a limited time. The limit is when students graduate from high school and even when students are outside of school. School uniforms are very modest.
Promoting Individuality Many school have different way to teaching children. A lot of research had be conducted to find the best way to teach. Most research will agree that self directed learning and play are the best way children learn. According to Dorothy W. Hewes, who wrote an article on her philosophy behind teaching children, there need to be a balance of self-directed learning and memorization.
pre-k helps them get ready to learn,”says Sarah Murphy, an Occupational Therapist who works in the Torrington schools. There is a clear academic advantage with kids who go to pre-k. Children who attend will have an advantage in their reading and math skills. Students are less likely to drop out of High School if they attend preschool
Parents are the most important contributors to students’ education outside of school. Parental involvement in the school and the classroom should be encouraged whenever possible. It is also important for teachers to collaborate with other professionals that contribute to the overall education of their students. One way to encourage parental involvement is to invite parents to participate in classroom cultural celebrations or to assist in the planning of such events. This is a great way for parents to see how their children are acclimating, both academically and
Public school is one of the primary sources of education for many children in the United States, therefore it should be the school 's sole purpose to teach them the essential elements they need to succeed in life. This means more than teaching math, science, history, and English. A school, primarily high school, must provide courses that focus on a student 's future career plans, courses that challenge a student academically, and courses that help a student navigate their life as adults. Without classes that help students expand and delve into their future career choices, they can limit their views of success. An excellent example of this can be found in Jonathan Kozol 's Still Separate, Still Unequal, particularly in his interviews with the students of Fremont High School in Los Angeles.
Be sure that the environment is set up in a way that will support bilingual children: In diverse classrooms every child should feel that their own culture is valued just as much as their peers. Teachers can make the effort to use labels in the child’s native language or provide books for them, this way they can begin to feel secure in their new setting. This will provide needed support. According to the NAEYC when educators encourage a child’s home language in classrooms, as well as their literacy development, they are contributing to that child’s ability to learn English language skills (NAEYC,
Developmentally Appropriate Practice, also referred to as DAP, is an approach to teaching that has been studied and proven to be the most optimal and effective way that children learn. Developmentally Appropriate Practice focuses on three main aspects: child development, individually appropriate, and culturally appropriate. It is important for educators to have knowledge of where children should relatively be developmentally, but keep in mind each child is different, and be culturally aware of children’s families’ values to help bridge the gap between home and school. Today’s early childhood classrooms are being pushed in the direction to ensure that children are learning through developmentally appropriate practices, rather than the drill
That means that how a student is grown up in middle school is very important. In middle school kids need to prepare for high school. This means they need to be more adult like and not child like. Recess is for young children who have lots of energy to blow off. Middle schoolers do not, so they do not need recess.
They are also important at home where children learn their first grammatical concepts from their parents. If you grow up learning incorrect grammar, it puts you at an immediate disadvantage. At some point in their life everyone wants to be a leader and grammar and communication skills are absolutely necessary to effectively give directions and provide assurance of leading ability. With the United States being mixed with different nationalities and foreign language speakers, hearing consistent, proper English would encourage newcomers in becoming fluent. Being a new resident of the United States and an English learner, I try to speak as good as possible and I really think that people can’t tell that I am not a native English speaker.
Some consider kindergarten to be a lot like preschool. However, with the focus on school readiness, many kindergarten classrooms, look more like a primary classroom than a kindergarten. The teachers should be responsible for the developmental, individual, and cultural variation in the classroom, and I don’t feel that the newly approved state-mandated, textbook-based curriculum will allow teachers the freedom needed to perform this task successfully. In my opinion, I think that each teacher should be allowed to choose a curriculum that best fits her values and beliefs. I know that this is impossible; however, I have provided the board members with three other alternatives.
Teachers that are receptive to emergent bilingual students have an in depth understanding of how language and subject matter education occur and have a broad span of tactics and methods to education as well. The only and greatest way for emergent bilingual students to achieve success in school is if we give them real chances in our classrooms to use language. According to Lucas, Henze, and Donato, there are a couple things we can do as teachers to contribute to the success of emergent bilingual students in our classrooms. We should put worth on language and culture and have high hopes for our emergent bilingual students. When one student in my practicum class went to Mexico for two weeks, my cooperating teacher made it a point to ask her about her trip and allowed the student to tell the class about her family in Mexico.