Analysis Of Learning As We Grow-Growth, Development And Learning

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Teachers try their best to help their students. Students improve their thinking by understanding the concept that is being taught to them. In the video from "Learning As We Grow – Development and Learning” the three teachers interacted in ways that played a part in their students learning (Annenberg Learner, 2016). Ms. MacLean is a first grade teacher who educates her class by using the concept of visuals. From the video Ms. MacLean works with her students to show them the concept of speed of things that travel through a slope. From the strategy that Ms. MacLean uses to teach her students about observation and data collection is that they are able to visualize the process with their own eyes. The strategies that were used to help the students…show more content…
MacLean applied to her students because the teacher can be able to show students with their own eyes what is happening. Visual learning and hands on experience helps students make connections, and also it helps them understand the relationship between things and related concepts. Ms. MacLean’s teaching develop her students’ readiness as well as respond to where the students are developmentally because from the video it showed us that she created ways to help her students understand the concept. Ms. Maclean explains that she has her students write, draw and then explain their thinking. She simply presented ideas in different ways so that everyone can comprehend the lesson, since everyone does not learn the…show more content…
Mr. Gillam, a high school teacher encourages his students to evaluate evidence, draw inferences, and predict the outcome. In his lesson he simply started with prior knowledge and expanded their learning with the lesson. They also predicted and determine the velocity of a transportation. They measure the vehicle to different obstacles. After they had grasped the information Mr. Gillam gave them something new to look at to help them with their logical thinking. Mr. Gillam’s teaching helps his students deepen their formal operational reasoning for the reason that he started with a simple question asking his students “what occurs in a crash?” (Annenberg Learner, 2016). This question is something that they already had the answer to because it’s something that they are familiar with. What was noticed about the abilities of students at each developmental level is that the students like to do things that are interactive. According to the video it was stated that “all students like to see things” (Annenberg Learner, 2016). This was exactly what Mr. Gillam did with his class. He simply kept them involved in what they were doing to deepen their level of thought. He started with something that they can put their hands. Once they started to grasp the process Mr. Gillam mentioned that “you must challenge them again” (Annenberg Learner, 2016). This helps expand their level of
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