I enjoy talking, playing, guiding, and caring for them. I don’t want to stifle their promise for doing well in school and life by forcing developmental growth on them. Rather, I want children to learn by doing what they love—play. I want to facilitate their learning in ways that will both pleasurable and appropriate to their level. I want to be someone they will trust, respect and enjoy.... ... middle of paper ... ...arn appropriate behavior by observing teachers accomplishing a task while demonstrating the self-regulation needed to complete it.
Children are going to make several mistakes along the way but as a teacher it will be my job to stay committed to helping children through the process. An important part of guidance is to celebrate a child’s successes along with improving what they do wrong. The strategies that we use to help children as they learn to control their behavior are a crucial part of guidance. In early childhood education a central part of the curriculum is social competence and guidance. Teaching a child to solve their own problems is a huge step in their development.
Psychology then becomes relevant because a teacher has to have a sense of behavioral management and should know how to appropriately handle emotional issues. Understanding learning styles and psychological issues can affect a child’s learning capacity is necessary in order to address various issues when they arise, thereby managing and maximizing each child’s learning potential. Behavioral management is essential for a teacher because behavioral problems can be an issue if not controlled; misbehavior is usually indicative of underlying psychological issues and can interfere with and impede all students’ learning. Thus, understanding behavioral management can help in mediating the aforementioned challenges. For instance, if one student has a behavioral problem and has frequent outbursts that cause disruptions to the class, a student’s learning ability can be hindered.
An individual’s concept about what constitutes “good teaching” may differ depending on their own beliefs and experiences. As a current student who hopes to work in the school system, I believe there are a variety of traits that represents “good teaching.” One important aspect of “good teaching,” is the ability to clearly state what is expected of their students. The teacher has to talk on a level that the students will understand, especially young children. Students must be informed of the necessary tasks and goals that are required for them. Goals should be challenging, yet attainable by the students.
The biggest difference between misbehavior and mistaken behavior is how the teacher look at it because guidance requires teachers not to see conflicts as misbehavior, but as mistaken behavior. Also misbehavior and mistaken behavior show similarity, both have consequences. However, they are different. Misbehavior requires the children to be discipline for it, compared to mistaken behavior that requires the children to learn more pro-social responses and the adult to teach those
Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon. "- Ann Lieberman. As an aspiring teacher this quote promotes the ambition of mine, as my ultimate goal is to work with child and to become a primary teacher. I very much enjoy being around children and would love to be able to teach them valuable life lessons during their time in primary school in addition to the content of the national curriculum. This will help them grow emotionally and mentally into mature young people and it is this that I want to be a part of.
Therefore, the educators need to guide the children and ignite their interest in solving the problem by giving leading question (Wurdinger, 2005). The educators need to state the purposed of the study to the children, so then they will able to relate it with their life (Wurdinger 2005). Roger (2010) mentions that the educators need to lead the children to do self-reflection and integrated the knowledge they have learned in the previous lesson with the current lesson. The educators need to attract and gear up their child’s interest in learning since if the children lost their interest in learning, they will frustrated and then getting bored.
Educational Goals and Philosophy Teaching has always been an honorable and valued profession. With teaching you instill the knowledge and values that the student will take with them throughout life. I have volunteered at the elementary school with my children and have enjoyed watching the encouragement and nurturing of these teachers towards their students. I felt that I have the ability to nurture and share in the wonderment of the knowledge that prevails around us. To achieve this goal I will strive to give these students the understanding, love, and confidence that they need to prepare them for their journey in life.
A teacher has to understand there a hidden issues that play a part in the students and has to build relationships with those student so he or she could help them anyway possible. The skill of flexibility is key because not every student is as intelligent as the next. Knowing that each student learns at a different pace and in different ways, teachers have to adapt to what will make student learn better and be successful. Even if it requires a little extra time, young students can’t succeed on their own, they need guidance in their lives. And as a future teacher it’s our role to be there and guide students down the right
They also function both as a teacher and tutor as well as consulting teacher to the regular teacher in planning and implementing appropriate strategies for the maximum participation of the children with special needs in the regular class ( Inciong et.al 2007) . Aside from the above mentioned responsibilities of Special education teachers, Gertz (2000) said that dealing with disruptive and uncooperative acts, such as destroying objects, physical aggression and unauthorized departure from the classroom is just some of the most difficult responsibilities of teachers in special education programs .In addition, Stair (2013) said disruptive behavior can negatively affect the learning environment for faculty and students. Faculty often feel at a loss when forced to cope with students exhibiting troubling and/or inappropriate behavior and can contribute to faculty stress, discontent, and eventual burnout. Furthermore Kaiser & Raminsky (2007), citing Reynaud’s study, tells that special education and general education teachers identify challenging behavior as one of the primary sources of stress and as a critical factor that influences decisions to leave the teaching profession. And to think that Special education