With a lot of time and patience my mother taught me my ABC’s, then before I knew it I was a kindergartener. My mom also displayed a lot of patience with me by teaching me how to write my own name. I was obviously not a professional writer starting out, but with my mother’s confidence in me, I felt like one. My writing experience really began in kindergarten. As a kindergartener, we were given papers with one letter of the alphabet on it at a time to trace to become familiar with the letters.
Now when I am doing a read aloud or working with a group I love discussing vocabulary and I always think back to that teacher. This was also the first chapter book I read and I recommend it to all children. Then in third grade, my teacher would read to us Junie B. Jones which I fell in love with and could not get enough. My last years of elementary school reading wise involved Dear America books, American Girl books, and Scary Ghost stories books. These were topics and books I chose myself and not for a class.
This aim demonstrates ‘Learner-centred ideology’ as the curriculum is focused on home environment where parents and community comes into play (McLachlan et al., 2013). The framework contains learning goals that gives educators an idea of what the children should have achieved at the end of their kindergarten education. Thus ‘Social efficiency ideology’ is used as the learning goals guide teachers to prepare the children for Primary 1 (McLachlan et al., 2013). ‘Learner-centred ideology’ is seen when principles which guide educators in planning, designing and facilitation of enriching learning experiences for young children are also included in the framework (McLachlan et al.,2013). According to The Kindergarten Curriculum Framework, teachers are considered facilitators of children’s learning and need to plan, facilitate,
When my parents saw how much I was struggling at school, my parents decided to take me to the English after school program. In the after school program, I remember a teacher using the flashcards that had simple vowels written on the front and the example of the vowels incorporated into words. The teacher would repeat the vowels over and over again so I would never forget. Because of her repetitive teaching method, letter sounds stayed in my memory throughout my literacy learning process. The reason why I find afterschool program to be better than having a private tutor is because I was surrounded by other
I will teach the children the importance of the time in the similar manner as my sister taught me like by using three hands technique. In my learning journey to become an ECE educator in the first half of the first semester I did not use my watch then I experienced some up and downs and at last when I made watch an integral part of my time then I proceed towards success, in the second semester when the placements were started then I use watch in order to write the learning stories, which leads to build an authentic relationship of my with time because I become attentive that how I spend 24 hours of the day. Whenever I paid to visit outside with the children I use my watch to look the time and when I placed a look again and again on my watch to see the time the children also start the imitation to learn about the timing. My mentor teacher at the placement also appreciates me because I mostly use watch to see the time instead of mobile phone no doubt in the modern era, technology has developed many gadgets which can replace the position of watch but it is impossible for me to separate watch named artifact because that is the love and remembrance of someone towards me. So I always pray to my God to let me make more successful through the usage of my precious artifact and let my parents feel proud of me one day.
People may still like me as a friend and or co-worker but they wouldn’t want me around because my attitude and know that I won’t be there for them in their time of need. Last off, responsibility is a huge part of everyone’s life and my life. Responsibility is a great thing to have in your life because people trust you and want to be around you and want your help and know that they can trust in you to help them. I have had my moments of being responsible and being irresponsible. Being responsible make everyone a better person and makes people feel better because they know that when someone needs help they will be there for them and they did the right thing for them.
The first people that initiated rule following in my life were my parents. It would be safe to say that the first people to introduce the importance of following the rules would be a parental figure for most. From my childhood to being in school I discovered that adult figures gave more attention to those who followed their rules. As a second grader I was given rewards when I didn’t speak while the teacher was talking. I conformed to all the expectations created by all my previous instructors.
As a teacher I am interested in finding out the ways to improve the teaching strategies of early year’s teachers for students to learn English effectively in the classroom. It need me think about my own students’ progress and that all of early years’ students should learn English effectively in school. Some of my students in my classroom come to school without any English language skills. In the 21st century there has been a rise in how early years students can benefit in learning English effectively. ESL teachers and practitioners in early childhood and should continuously observe students progress for the purpose of evaluating the teaching strategies and to develop students interests in learning English.
There is nothing wrong with doing things for yourself that will make you happy. Happiness is the most important part of life. Also looking out for your own good will be better in the long run and will end up benefiting yourself and others. If you don’t seek what is good for yourself than happiness will be unattainable and if you are unhappy than you cannot make others happy, which will lead to people around you to suffer. Also your friends should be happy that you are doing things to look out for your own good because friends want the best for each other and doing things to make yourself happy is what is best for yourself.
For children when acquiring their mother tongue this is every communicative aspect that surrounds them. For a second language learner this is whatever the teacher and his studies guide him to incorporate in his education. In the case of second language acquisition it happens the same as in the process to acquire the first language. Yule (2010) also explains that children do get a little help to acquire their mother language by older people and other infants, “[they] provide language samples, or input, for the child”