EH Include an explanation of how observations can inform planning to meet children’s learning needs Methodology: I am using an event sampling method for my observation on Child A to show how often they wash their hands, if they know when to wash their hands, and if they know why to wash their hands. This method would be the best method to use as “event samples are observations focused on particular events to build up a pattern of a child’s behavior over a period of days or weeks. ” http://www. Enchilada. Co. UK/ event. HTML.
Therefore I will know every time the child washes their hands, and when I eel it is appropriate to wash their hands I will query the child on why they haven’t or do they think they should be washing their hands. Day Antecedent Behavior Interview Practitioner Monday 9:00 All the children are about to eat breakfast and they are asked to start tidying up the room and sit at the table. Child A starts to tidy up the classroom with the other children, however doesn’t go to wash their hands when the food is brought out I said to Child A if they needed the toilet and they said no so I asked, “Should we wash our hands before eating?
Child A knew the correct answer and then went to wash their hands To correct this I know that the children do not completely understand that we do not want germs on our hands before we touch our food and I will therefore need to ensure that the children are taught this. 10:30 Child X has finished playing in the dirt and wants to read the books in the calm area Child A goes straight to the toilet to wash their hands I asked the child “Why should we wash our hands? ” The Child did not know should wash our hands completely so I will need to teach the hillier why we wash our hands and how to do it efficiently. 1 The children are about to eat lunch Child A helps clean away the toys and goes to the toilet Child A knew that we wash our hands after we go to the toilet so they are clean I will still need to teach them why we need to wash our hands before every meal not Just after we have been to the toilet. After carrying out my observation on Child A, I knew that the children did not know how to wash their hands effectively and they did not completely understand why we should wash our hands.
From my knowledge of child development I know that that ODL Provide evidence to show how knowledge of child development can contribute to the recognition of children By Candelabra nursery I should now “Talk with children about the importance of hand-washing. ” EYES. I will now create an activity to ensure that the children know how and why to wash their hands. Through what I have learnt about child development it can contribute to recognize the care needs for children, knowing that they need good personal hygiene and children of the same age and stage at Child A should be able o wash their hands on their own.
I will use scaffolding theory to plan an activity in order to overcome the problem found by observing a child: “In the classroom scaffolding can be performed with Just about any task. Consider these guidelines for scaffolding instruction (Silver, 2011) Assess the learner’s current knowledge and experience for the academic content. Relate content to what students already understand or can do. Break a task into small, more manageable tasks with opportunities for intermittent feedback. Use verbal cues and prompts to assist students. ”