Understanding Student Learning And Development And Characteristics Of Education

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Ohio Standards Ohio Standard one (Students) states that teachers understand student learning and development and respect the diversity of the students they teach. (1.1) Teachers display knowledge of how students learn and of the developmental characteristics of age groups. Ohio Standard five (Environment) states that teachers create learning environments that promote high levels of learning and achievement for all students. (5.4) Teachers create learning situations in which students work independently, collaboratively and/or as a whole class.
Marianist Characteristic Educate in family spirit
Description of Artifact/ Evidence In this semester, I have worked in Pre-kindergarten classroom (3 to 5 years old) with Mrs. Ellen
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(1.1) Teachers display knowledge of how students learn and of the developmental characteristics of age groups. I think this standard means that the teacher, who understands the students learning and developmental characteristics of each age, can use this knowledge to create proper activities to develop each individual child. As a teacher, you need to understand the mental and physical ability for each age in order to create the proper activities for your student to increase learning opportunities. In the classroom, the teacher creates lesson plans for every week as shown in the Artifact/ Evidence section. The teacher understands that the best way to learn in 3 to 5 ages is by playing. She planned the proper playing activities such as shape identification that is the children distinguish different sizes, colors, and shapes. The shapes identification activity demonstrates the connection with Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards that understanding and using names of shapes when identifying objects. Choosing the proper activity for children’s ages helps them to recognize the difference between shapes, colors, and …show more content…
Now, I knew what is the best activities help Pre-kindergarten children to develop by giving them the proper challenge to learn. In addition, I knew how I can be closer to the children to notice their weakness and strength in order to create activities and plan that proper with their ages to help them to develop in their weakness and foster their strength. Also, as an educator, I learned from this standard and evidences that creating the learning environment is very important for the children with respect for their differences. I learned that creating effective environment fosters the children to work individually to be independent, and work collaboratively to be a member of a group and communicate and make relationship with others. Moreover, I learned working with children with love and respect and encourage the children to love and respect each other. This environment can create a family climate inside the classroom and helps the children feel safe as they feel in their

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