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t is, therefore, the responsibility of the educators to ensure that they structure their pedagogical methods in such a manner that is interesting and appealing to the learners. It would be more beneficial if the learning process is learner centered. This method would allow for an all inclusive classroom where all the learners’ exceptions are met.
The teaching and learning process is an intricate one that places almost all the responsibilities on the teachers. Being in front of the classroom, the educators must be keen to select the best teaching methodologies appropriate for the learners’ abilities. It is obvious that an interesting teacher has massive impacts on the learners as compared to one who relies on the lecture method to impart knowledge (Malik, 2011).
The theories of learning, particularly the constructivism theory have been of great benefit in the teaching and learning process. It is evident that researchers in the field of education have been on the move to devise theoretical approaches that would be useful in the classroom setting. This leads to an interpretation of the fact that various theories have indeed found their way to the practical aspect of education. Learners have been incorporated in the classroom setting through engagement in the learning process as well as responding to the concepts being taught (Hubber & Tytler, 2004).
It is important that educators change the notion of the insustainability of the theories of learning by virtue of provision of limited evidence. Though they do not reject the theory, it would be imperative that they apply the concepts of these theories in learning due to the relevance of the same. It is clear that the implications of these theories are not evident in the learning environment. Research conducted by educational analysts indicates that though a lot of educators do not accord much relevance on the theories by the analysts in the educational field, their works are still relevant in the learning
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Furthermore, Knight (11) states that integrated curriculum focuses training on the needs of the students. Besides, the integrated curriculum acknowledges the importance of values and attitudes as central players in learning principles and concepts in all areas of study.
A specific strategic configuration that is incorporated by the teacher is usually a component of the “teaching style” of this teacher. With the teaching style providing a means through which the teacher can cope with various teaching routine demands, this trend is also perceived to be dangerous in hindering the professional growth of the teacher.
Teaching Profession Name Institution Date Impression of Teaching as a Profession with the Reality of the Classroom and School Experience Teachers work in an environment characterized by uncertainty and change. Teaching profession requires a positive attitude, purposed frame of mind and distinct aura necessary for acquiring the willingness fundamental for a motivated teacher.
Hence, the need in nurse educators well-versed in diabetic care as well as approaches to diabetes education has to be urgently addressed. Just as teaching future nurses diabetes educators needs to be based on a relevant theoretical framework, various learning theories are discussed as a background of the learning process including constructivism, experiential learning, behaviorism, social learning, psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive learning theories, etc.
Giving reference that is based on experience, it is true that most of the people have just stereotyped this activity without concrete information to support it. I have been engaged in teaching young children for close to 2 years now and I can give the assurance that most people hold a different view about this job for absolutely no reason other than lack of knowledge about the job.
Effective teaching recognizes individual difference and provides appropriate remedial measures to disparity, intellectual, social, physical, economic, aesthetic and moral development.
3. Encouragement. Good teaching is characterized by everyday assistance to the students in evaluating their performances.
Moreover, scientific knowledge helps explain both the basic and complex elements in today's world that one needs to understand in order to function properly each and everyday.
Scientific knowledge is a must for every individual. With the importance of scientific knowledge, it is as important for science to be taught with the proper techniques and strategies.
Moreover, it is now increasingly pointed out that there is a reciprocal, well-documented relationship between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension. As Tozcu and Coady point out, learning vocabulary is an important aspect of L2/FL acquisition and academic achievement and is vital to reading comprehension and proficiency, to which it is closely linked." (Constantinescu)
This is accomplished by the principles or tenets of constructivist teaching which support science of literacy (DeVries et al., 2002). The following are the major principles of constructivist teaching:
Establishment of a socio-moral, cooperative