Children are given the opportunity to grow and develop through their play experiences. Educators support the children by giving them the proper tools and materials, and modeling the behaviours and skills they would like the children to follow to develop appropriately. Children will learn to do many things with the help and guidance of their educators, but while the children are playing, the main focus is on them and how they will learn and interpret things. Children are continually growing and developing through many different ways. They grow physically, cognitively (mentally), and finally emotionally.
Research has proven that children who attend high quality child care improves self-development by promoting better behaviors as well as creating better relationships with others. Children in quality day care settings were more successful in developing relationships with peers and adults than children who received lower quality care. Children who felt close to their day care providers are usually more sociable through kindergarten than children who were not close with their day care providers or attended no type of child care. Playing with peers is essential to a child’s development of social skills. Playing can also teach children acceptable ways to resolve problems like taking turns, and ideas to help children have a positive play experience.
Since the children are very young, she feels modeling and coaching the children are the most productive techniques. She does try to create lesson plans that vary in complexity and challenge the children based on their own ability
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. However, it is essential that the teachers remain consistent. They can also model socially correct responses by being active participants in conversations with their children and facilitating/mediating peer-to-peer support during times of conflict. For instance, the teachers will employ strategies to help the children come up with solutions to their own conflicts by asking questions. A good educator will allow the children freedom to test and try their solutions seek a different solution if the first attempt was not successful.
9). One of the biggest benefit of child care is socialization, because kids have to learn how to share, solve problems, and be team players. And at a well-run program with teachers who have a strong education background, kids learn to use their voices to solve conflicts (Revelant Par. 5). Studies show that kids in high quality child care are more cooperative and sociable.
A successful classroom involves having an effective educator who believes they can make a difference in their students’ lives by believing in themselves as productive teachers. For a teacher to be effective, I believe they need to base their teaching on a foundation that will allow them to set goals for their students, as well as for themselves. My philosophy of education is based on the beliefs of Jean Piaget (1896-1980) cognitive theory of development. Piaget believe that children learn through discovery, manipulating objects, and interacting with other people, places, and things (Morrison, 2007, p. 112).Piaget surmised that children learn through actively interacting with their environments, and learn through actively interacting with their environments (Parkay and Stanford, 2010, p. 290). In my classroom, there are students with diverse learning styles and in order for me to reach these students as individuals; I have to implement lessons that will enable all of them to learn who they are as individuals and as a group.
When children start playing they are able to mix the contents of their imaginations with the real world and through this process they are able to create something s... ... middle of paper ... ...solving and pre-literacy & concentration. but it also helps create essential social skills that will help children to express their stress and problems. That is why play education is valuable for every schools curriculum. Works Cited Armstrong, Thomas. The Best Schools: How Human Development Research Should Inform Educational Practice.
Pre-school carries a great value for those children who could not get adequate opportunities to develop through playing and being with someone caring. The well organized learning environment at preschools helps the babies to extend their life skills and potential. The benefits of opting pre-school for your baby directly influence his / her social, emotional, physical, and intellectual as well as language development. Especially for the children with disability, support services like special needs assistant and availability of a multi sensory room encourages them to dream better. The pre-school curriculums essentially help the children to succeed in their future through a good start of learning.
During this age, children will be starting school and interacting frequently with classmates, being able to control their behaviors can correlate with how well they do in school. Teaching children the proper way to handle their emotions all starts with culture and parenting styles. For example, in some cultures it may be considered inappropriate to express too much emotion in public, children will pick up on these social cues and use them (Thompson and Goodvin 2005). Parenting styles that contain a warm but firm disposition, called authoritative parenting, have proven to be the most effective when teaching moral standards and rules in early childhood. This type of parenting will teach respect and understanding between children and adults and can be beneficial in school years.
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.