Tutor profile: April P.
Subject: Basic Math
What is the importance of combining literacy when teaching Math?
Picture book stories can help develop number line skills, strengthening number line language, and strengthens spatial relationship sense. Picture book stories also promote recognition of of numbers or fractions.
Subject: Early Childhood Education
How can teachers spark real engagement in their students?
1. Provide student choice--giving the students the ability to make their own choices usually generates an explosion of ideas. This tip allows teachers recognize that personalization of choice has the potential to improve the learning of their students. 2. Offer a challenge--research proves that students persevere when an assignment is not only interesting, but academically challenging.
What is the role of the teacher within education?
The role of the teacher within education is to adapt new practices of teaching that acknowledge the art (and science) of learning. The teacher understands that the driving force of education is to develop a close relationship with the student. The teacher realizes that their most important role is to get to know each student as an individual in order to comprehend his/her specific needs, learning style, social and cultural background, interests, and abilities.
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