Due Date: April 7, 2010
My Educational Philosophy
Educating young children is a very important task that teachers take on as a huge responsibility and is not easy. A lot of aspects have to be taken into consideration. Educating young minds daily must come with some sort of strategy, if not that then your own theory of how children should be or should not be educated. It’s not always about just knowing what daily activities are on the agenda for the children, but also what’s needed in the classrooms, certain rules and regulations of the classroom and the curriculum being taught.
I believe each teacher should first have the trust of the child and the parent, because that would help make both, the child and teacher’s job more swiftly throughout the school year. Many teachers need to understand that each and every child is different and may learn in different ways. I feel the lessons in a classroom should be well rounded in many areas. Classrooms can consist of children learning through observation, through contact with their five senses, and learn what’s appealing to the child and what safety is and how it is applied to them. Each classroom should always have the display of the classroom rules. I believe this is an important factor because reviewing and explaining the rules with the children gives then an understanding of what is being expected of them, and as young children they learn the difference from right and wrong.
Children learn best in an environment where there are no distractions. A clean desk area is important because it limits the numbers of distractions for the children such as no gum on the seat for them to play with or making sure the doors are closed so no extra noise from the hallway interfere with your lesson. There are certain behaviors that children can pick up from the teacher. Good behavior from the teacher is always advised because positive affects does latch on to the children. Always screaming...