Importance Of Healthy Learning Environment

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My first objective was to use knowledge to promote healthy learning environment. While working in the classroom and prior to me completing my week of internship. The lead teacher Mrs. Tammy taught me various procedures to perform while in the classroom she told me that it is very vital that I perform these tasks. There are so many steps rules and procedures to insure that the class room is maintained in a healthy environment for the children. Every morning I did the Daily Morning Health Check as the children walked through the door with the parents. Some of the parents were shocked because they said this procedure is never done in the morning time, I told each parent that I was just enforcing the rules the daycare already had. Throughout…show more content…
Throughout the day I reminded the children the importance of washing their hands. We sang songs about washing their hands to make it fun when they actually did it. I kept the classroom clean by vacuuming the floor daily when children weren’t present. I disinfected toilet seats, toilet handles, door knobs, cubicle handles, toilet bowls and door knobs. I did not know that cleaning was so important in childcare settings. Mrs. Tammy told me that cleaning on a consistent basis also prevents the spread of germs. Mrs. Tammy told me that the bathroom surfaces, such as faucet handles and toilet seats, should be washed and disinfected several times a day if possible, but at least once a day or when soiled. Mrs. Tammy also told me to wash and disinfect all hard plastic toys. My first objective promoting a healthy learning environment is harder than I thought. After doing all these steps just to keep the classroom beautiful. It was quite exhausting at first to do but I think I got the hang of it now. I didn’t realize how hard it was just to maintain a classroom. Going forward I will practice what I have learned on a daily…show more content…
Being an employee at a daycare center has taught me to build strong connection between families. It’s essential for building a positive environment for young children. I do believe that miscommunication, or inadequate communication between adults, can lead to circumstances that affect all of the parties involved. Some of the things I did to build strong family relationships between the parents are: Develop a good two-way communication about my goals for the children and family preferences in order to minimize conflicts and confusion for children. If a parent was troubled by something that may have occurred at the program, I discussed it with my supervisor at an appropriate time and setting. I’ve learned that having respectful communication often clarifies a situation before it becomes a problem or gets out of hand. I strengthen the bond between the parents and myself I got to know each parent personally. I let the parents know that I appreciated his/her efforts. I was very attentive and open to negotiation if a parent bring any concerns or complaints to my attention. Mrs. Tammy taught me that communication to the parents always tell them the truth about their child. When you tell the truth and care about the parent listening is the one of the most effective form of communication. While discussing with the parents about their children I was sensitive to each child’s cultural and family experience. Different ways I have
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