Maria Montessori believed that children learned best by doing things individually and teaching themselves (Lewis, 1992). In Montessori schools children learn to deal with real life problems and how to overcome life’s obstacles. The teachers provide the children with freedom and independence. There are basic Montessori methods. They are: The teacher must pay attention to the child, rather than the child paying attention to the teacher, the child proceeds at his/her own pace in an environment controlled to provide means of learning, and Imaginative teaching materials are the hear... ... middle of paper ... ...o receive a Montessori education will succeed academically and will know how to handle real life situations more so than those who receive a traditional method of teaching.
The teacher in this philosophy must use all of their skills and introduce subjects to the children in ways that are intriguing to the students. The reason being is because in a Pragmatist model the curriculum is child-centered; it revolves around the child's interest. Therefore, the teacher's role is to bring that child into a certain subject by arousing their interest. The methodology a prag... ... middle of paper ... ...udents will feel. The satisfaction they get from hearing their teacher tell them they did a great job cannot be expressed on paper.
We help to model respect, ambition, and love. Children (EC-6) need to be equipped with confidence and high self-esteems. When focusing on positives and moral right and wrongs, teachers shape the future leaders and citizens of this country. I also believe that self-fulfilling prophecy draws impacts into a student’s life. Teachers have the power to change someone’s life, give him or her the compassion that they need.
In conclusion, teachers are the basis for all learning, and each one, if properly applied, has a beautiful gift. The gift given to teachers to bestow on their students is something that other people are not able to understand. I personally believe that I am called to teach, love, and nurture children, helping them to understand and retain the necessary knowledge of life. Teaching, for me is a life-long dedication to school, and improving the children that sit within the classrooms. I will dedicate my life-long learning to educating and bettering the lives of students.
... ... middle of paper ... ...al, and I feel that I can have a positive impact when the slate is clean. At some point in their educational career, almost everyone is inspired by a teacher. Teachers not only have an effect on the present life of the child, but they also directly affect who this child will become. I want to teach children in order to better their lives. I want to give them the social skills and communication skills they need in order to be a competitive force.
Brainstorming Free writing Tentative Outline I. Home is the first point of contact and communication where children are taught socialization, if parents aren’t able to instill discipline in their children, when hey get older they will be uncontrollable. A. The role of parents shouldn’t just be a nurturer, it includes training children and developing moral values in all aspects of life, so that when they go out in the world they know what is acceptable. B. Socialization is a vital role in the upbringing of children, it is up to the parents to guide the child in areas such as communication, manners etc.
The impressions that the mind gets in childhood are lasting and form the basis of self. He expressed this in his “associations of ideas” and his views on this later came to be known as “assocationism”. Associationism as a theory was very influential and warned parents from allowing their children have to develop negative associations. Rousseau believed that education should teach the pupil mastery of self to live a virtuous life in a world which is not perfect (Fingerman, & Lang, 2004). He believed that proper environment and guidance form a tutor will guide the student through the learning experiences.
This fact makes me look forward to my career as an educator and role model. My honest fear as a future educator as of now is learning effective guidance strategies for the age group that I intend to educate in the future. In addition, learning and implementing guidance strategies when approached with diversity in my classroom is another honest fear of mine. In conclusion, I have been encouraged by the way I have interacted with the children in the preschool lab this year. I am also encouraged by the positive reactions that I have been receiving from the children after I have guided them.
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.
Schools are one of the first places where kids' behavior and future educational success is shaped. Teachers are carriers of either positive or negative behavior toward students. The reason why the first years of school are so critical is because kids learn the base of their educational life. I believe that teachers must love their career in order for them to pass enthusiasm, to assists, and to provide a warm environment to the students. In my opinion teachers are the second mothers for the students because students spend a lot of time with their teachers.