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Effects of speech and language difficulties in children

...Also, one day we were all kids. We have seen many kids grow and hence through this we know the many requirements of a child in learning and the acquisition of communication skills. So I decided to choose on this topic to boost our knowledge on caring for these kids and also to be responsible adults. This is a topic that people think that they know everything that should be done but I had to dig out to come up with facts about it so as to substantiate on what others knew. For instance, on how lan...

CTLLS Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

...Scottish Qualifications Authority. (2001). Guide to internal moderation for SQA centres. Glasgow: Scottish Qualifications Authority. Retrieved from http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCIQFjAA&url=http://www.sqa.org.uk/files_ccc/ProfessionalDiscussion.pdf&ei=VlqiVKuqGoOAzAOPs4CQCw&usg=AFQjCNEmQ0k81HwhkjtiYiU__r2ft3ZbZA&sig2=UQ4WNDtx642VM1OKCk6wUA&bvm=bv.82001339,d.ZGUScottish Qualifications Authori...

Planning to Meet the Needs of Learners in Education and Training

...In lesson planning, a selection of the following ways of minimum core features predominantly. Literacy, which handouts use, written homework set, presentation, and self-participation through written board exercise, features most. The second example is numeracy where student use measurement and laser cutter for their exercises saved on the computer. Language is the other way of encouraging students to engage in-group work. Educators should normally sit with students on a personal level and delive...

Monday Morning Leadership: 8 Mentoring Sessions You Can’t Afford to Miss

...In the first lesson, Tony starts by claiming that challenges are inevitable in any business. However, the only way to embrace these challenges is by seeking the assistance of third parties. These third parties ought to be professionals who are skilled with issues related to business management. Advice from professionals is important since it results to business improvement. This is because professionals help us in observing situations from different perspectives. These les...

Reflection paper about educational class

...In conclusion, child safety is becoming a social concern since children are likely to face many risky situations. Providing necessary child safety is very central to every child especially in their development. This is because the children grow up in a safe environment free from abuse and neglect. Children should be protected from physical, emotional and psychological harm. However, it is imperative to provide the appropriate level of child safety since overprotecting the children have adverse c...

Perspectives on play: learning for life

...As a wrap up this paper has made it clear through the above examples how learning is done through play. Therefore one would comfortably conclude that it is a matter of fact that children learn through play and exposure to plays enable them to develop their intellectual, social and emotional skills. Plays should thus be a part and parcel of a child`s life so that the child may grow and develop holistically failure to which the development of the child will be hindered (Wood 2013 p.5). More and mo...

The Concept of Child Safety

...Some of the communication barriers encountered during the interview included inattention, emotional barriers, cultural barriers, poor listening skills, stereotypes and past experience. These barriers affected the interview negatively thus making the interview process to be challenging. In order to remove or avoid these barriers the following strategies are required. One strategy is appreciation of other language elements and cultures. Educating those involved on good listening skills and how to ...

The Day My Life Changed Forever

...By keeping kids confined to a small enclosed area, are we really protecting them and keeping them safe or are we doing more harm to them? Child obesity has become a problem today because of the lack of movement by children. “8- to 18-year olds’ daily exposure to televisual media reaches 8 hours a day. As television viewing time has increased, time spent in other activities such as playing, reading, and family interaction has correspondingly decreased” (“Children”, 2008). Although exper...

Improve own performance in a business environment

...1.5 - Possible development opportunities are increasing the skills to do the job at hand or a future job that you are trying to get. Some of the ways to do this are shadowing a colleague, reading articles and journals. Taking notes on new things will help with this. Experience with a new skill, such as meeting new clients. This type of skill you can do at home in front of a mirror or just ask someone to help and let them be the client. The possibilities are endless but being prepared will always...

Living alone abroad

...One of the consequences of living abroad, is the difficult time one has to undergo by being far from his family and hometown. Living away from your family sometimes makes you feel homesick. Especially, when you face up some issues which you are unable to resolve and you have nobody to support you . That would make you realize how valuable your family is. The second main effect is acquiring the culture and traditions of foreign societies. Living abroad would allow you to wander in values and habi...

Co-curricular activities visual academic performance

...In conclusion, they have many differences between active in co-curricular activities and active in academic performance, students also have some similarities. Student who active in co-curricular and academic will improve their living standard and quality of life by engaging in both the activities. Active in both activities student can balance their life. In addition, they can become a successful person and gain recognition by engaging in curricular activities and active in academic performance. ...

Childcare

...•Music, songs, verse and rhymes- is also a good way to help them with their speech and language as it promotes repetition of words when we sing and talk in verses and rhymes. Children learn through repetition and singing rhymes is a good way to teach language. We can use musical instruments to teach beat and rhythm, fast and slow, quiet and loud which also promotes listening skills. When children and YP are taking part in a group it is enabling them to communicate and to interact with others o...

Play activity for children

...Regardless of the activity I always adhere to The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the child act which was drawn up in 1989. The act consists of 54 articles stating that all children must be shown respect and that their well- being is the principle factor. The three main areas of this act include: · Provision (access to food, clean water, housing, education, healthcare etc.) · Protection (being safe from abuse and discrimination.) · Participation (having their views heard and partic...

Learning Styles Theory

...For example, a student may prefer to learn through auditory methods but if a teacher is trying to teach shapes it cannot be done via auditory methods as the shapes must be looked to gain a proper sense of them, therefore the student must be able to adopt a variety of different learning styles depending on what is being taught. This suggests that indeed it is not a good idea for teachers to teach relying solely on the learning styles theory. Willingham also talks about a useful experiment used to...

Explain the characteristics of assessment for learning

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Good managers are born or made

...A very practical example is Disney. In 2011, Walt Disney was ranked by CNN Money as the third most admired company in the world for people management. It is quite clear that the organisation had created a great base of effective managers to achieve that. The leaders must encourage their cast members (staff) to connect emotionally with customers whether they are on stage or back stage. Former Walt Disney CEO, Michael Eisner say that Walt Disney World is driven by an “emotional engine” rather ...

My ideal school

...The primary focus is on tinkering, experimenting, problem-solving and making mistakes, rather than getting content into heads. 'Remembering' is very much a required skill, but it is closer to the bottom of the pyramid than it is currently in most schools. The whole school environment is challenging, supportive, caring and aimed at personal growth. Students are encouraged to feel as proud of their failures and the lessons learnt from them as they are of their successes. The teachers are passionat...

Nursing As a Discipline

...Evans, R. J., & Donnelly, G. W. (2006). A model to describe the relationship between knowledge, skill, and judgment in nursing practice. Nursing Forum, 41(4), 150-7. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.utas.edu.au/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/195028141?accountid=14245 Bryant, R. B., Foley, E. R., & Percival, E. C., A.M. (2008). The role of RCNA in promoting transcultural nursing as a discipline of study, research, practice and management in australia. Contemporary Nurse : A Jou...

Ownership and Sense of Self: Argumentative

...Ownership is a step in the development of a sense of self, almost vital for lives. “Owning” a certain type of skill or knowledge can help finds one’s identity, build character, and understand the importance of having intangible skills. Different views are out there, though they almost connect. Does owing anything, tangible or intangible, really play in our development of sense of self? A sense of ownership and a sense of self can almost determine what we identify with. Our identity intertw...

The Lesson by Tony Cade Bambara

...The children do not seem to respond very well to Miss Moore’s lectures. However, they respond and understand the lesson better after they experience the reality of where they are economically. The children’s characters show that even though learning a lesson can be a pain for children, it is still important for them to learn. When the children complain about not being able to buy the toys, the complaints show that they are in different level of economy. Mercedes seems to be the only ones wit...

Study Skills Are the Sole Foundation of a Sound Education

...In conclusion, to attain a sound education, it is essential to develop study skills to the level required for each individual. Study skills are essential to assist with the learning process giving the student the correct tools to enhance success, learn and improve intelligence. Factors influencing the ability to develop study skills, such as access to educational tools, differences in social, cultural and economic back can affect the overall outcome, however each individual’s self-awareness an...

Ap Psych Free Response

...The third theory they have studied is Ainsworth’s attachment research in which he addresses the idea of secure attachment, insecure attachment, and other such ideals. The idea is that securely attached children are more likely to perceive their primary caregiver as a secure base. This is illustrated in the fact that once this child is born, she will feel an emotional security and attachment to her parents who are her primary caregiver. She will feel most comfortable around them. An example of ...

Literacies for Learning

...Tan, L. (2006). Literacy for the 21st Century. Retrieved from http://iresearch.osprey.url3.net/iresearch/slot/u110/litreviews/literacy4_21st_century.pdf The New London Group. (1996). A pedagogy of multiliteracies: Designing social futures. In B.Cope & M. Klantzis (Eds.), Multiliteracies, literacy learning and the design of social futures (pp. 9-37). London: Macmillan. Walsh, C. (2006). Beyond the workshop. Doing multiliteracies with adolescents. English in Australia, 41(3), 49-58 Winch, G., ...

Philosophy of Curriculum

...In summary, constructivist teaching offers a bold departure from traditional didactic classroom strategies. The goal is for the learner to play an active role in absorbing knowledge onto his/her existing mental framework. The ability of students to apply their school-learned knowledge to the real world much more valued over memorizing bits and pieces of knowledge that may seem unrelated to them. Curriculum designed with the constructivist approach requires the teacher to relinquish his/her role ...

Play dough activity

...Communication-children used a range of body movements, facial expressions, and early vocalisations to show feelings and share information; they interact with other children by listening, discussing and taking turns in conversation; children used language with confidence and competence for giving and receiving information, they asked questions and request too. Through this activity i found the children had great fun. Children were very excited about the fact that they were going to help me make t...

CU3820 Principles of Assessment in Lifelong learning

...Another reason to maintain a record is for the recognition of prior learning and credit transfer processes. If outcomes can be matched by different training organisations detailed records of exactly how competency is assessed simplify the process. It also means, the competency a learner has acquired in one environment may be considered in another, different environment. With records a learner can apply to have prior learning recognised often before commencing a new training program. While it is ...

People are not born as a criminal

...Samenow, Stanton E. "Inside The criminal mind." Psychology Today. Stanton E Samehow, 4 March. 2013. Web 21 March, 2013 Bryant, lee. "Why Do People Commit Crime?". Why do People Commit Crime? Lee Bryant, n.d. Web 21 March. 2013 "How People Become Criminal." Hubpages. N.p, n.d. Web 21 March, 2013. Robinson, Annie. "To What Extent Does Nurture Cause a Child to Grow up to Be a Criminal?" New Political Centre. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2013. "Cocktailtime - Childhood Experiences and Their Impact on Cri...

Education Kills Creativity

...However learning outside of a classroom creates an abundance of freedom and that is an essential to learning. There is no right or wrong to how a child should grow up. “The real role of leadership in education…is not, and should not be, ‘command and control’; the real role of leadership is ‘climate control.’” (Robinson, 2013). The stifling atmosphere of today’s classrooms are stopping our children from becoming the creative adults that the world so desperately needs in order to o...

Focus on the Learner

...Aim: To give students practice using the correct form of the present simple 3rd person singular in the context of organizing a summer camp. Rationale: Students are already familiar with the rule for forming the present tense for the 3rd person singular. However, especially during speaking tasks, they omit the “-s” at the end of the verb and use the bare infinitive form. The activity I have chosen is a speaking task, because I believe that students will benefit from practice to avoid making t...

Influence of Peers

...The most important thing that parents and teachers can do is to improve peer relationships is to provide positive interactions with other children. Allowing children to participate in sports and other social activities that are non-threating, within the school and community setting helps improve social skills and develop healthy relationships. Parents and teachers can allow the child to develop skills on their own time especially in situations where there is a family issue, death of a friend or ...

Universities Should Provide Skills for Future Career or Give Access to Knowledge for Its Own Sake

...During primary and secondary, we have to be instilled all kinds of discipilines, such as maths, English, physics, chemistry, etc. Entering universities, we should be endowed the rights to acquire knowledge for our own sake. Firstly, interest is the best teacher, if we could chose what we like, more enthusim would we have during studying. On the contrary, if we was instilled some knowledge and skills related to future career only rather than those we was interested in, sound effects would not be ...

Competency Statement

...Over the past seven years I have been assisting a wonderful teacher who was older and had been using the early childhood education practices she has learned thirty years ago. Last year our pre-school went through big change and we started using the Creative Curriculum which was not familiar to us at all. We have been working very hard on the new of way using age-appropriate, early childhood practices. It has been great experience for me to learn the new techniques to teach children their basic s...

Cypop 7

...Knowing when to ask for help and starting a conversation around what they are doing and using can help develop their communication skills especially listening and taking direction. Finally all the mixing, chopping, kneading and picking up small cut up pieces, help the child develop physically developing the fine motor skills, hand eye co-ordination and building hand and arm muscles. The EYFS ensures that creativity and critical thinking are developed through play- based learning across the curri...

Critical Thinking

...In conclusion critical thinking is a logical concept that required people to learn from it in any area of circumstances. The basic elements are to identify the purpose, analyses those information and interpret the concept to given point of views. It is important to know the barriers of critical thinking that would effect of emotional, attitude to think and to make assumptions. Students and employees are required ‘to do critical thinking’ to ensure the learning from Stella Cottrell’s core m...

Help improve own and team practice in schools

...It is very important to respect the skills and expertise of others as we can learn so much from their experience and knowledge. Making others feel valued is just as important as feeling valued ourselves. We can gain skills and improve our practice through their guidance. The more we learn the more confident we become which makes us feel secure and comfortable, making a happy working environment. A team is at its strongest if all members feel valued and respected. Giving positive feedback, praise...

Adult Learning Theory Paper

...Both of these articles show important theories on how the adult learns, but the second article resonates with my own personal experiences better. Merriam explains that there is a value to incorporate more creative ways of learning into practice (Merriam, 2008). I think that because I left school to pursue my own adventures, I did gain a different set of skills that I can now bring into my learning environment. I agree that I face challenges that differ from other students, but I also understand ...


FAQ about Learning


❓ The power of play: learning what comes naturally

...As a wrap up I can comfortably state that it is a matter of fact that children learn through play and exposure to plays enable them to develop their intellectual, social and emotional skills. Plays should thus be a part and parcel of a child`s life s ...

❓ How i learn best

...Another way I learn well is through auditory learning. To illustrate, I try to concentrate and be more attentive to what the teacher says in class, for it helps me to learn things while I am in the class room. Also, I record my class lectures and lis ...

❓ Some students like classes where teachers lecture in class

...Overall, from what have been discussed above, it may naturally draw to the conclusion that students do some talking in class would not only make the class more active, but also enable either students to learn more effectively. With all of these advan ...

❓ Learning How to Become a Massage Therapist

...Even though I was very confident in my knowledge for the multiple-choice exam, the one thing that most people had failed in the past was the video portion of the test, to demonstrate proper draping of a client. Thankfully, I didn’t have to flip my ...

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