The key features in promoting effective in communication are important when working with children because you are teaching them to communicate with they will use for the rest of their lives. Positive communication helps in the development of a child's self-confidence and betters the relationship between the child and you. Conversely, poor communication tactics can make the child feel worthless, intimidated or angry which will make the children have communication difficulties because they will be angry at the fact they can not do the same as the other children, you should always treat all children the same so if one child is having difficulties you should try your hardest to help that child in finding what is the problem and find a way of helping that child. To make communication easier and to avoid making the children feel confused, what you should do is first call out the child's name and make sure you have her attention and she understands what you are saying. Communicate in short sentences and ask the child to do one thing at a time. In BTEC First Children’s Care, Learning and development pg. 103 it says ‘’Communicating with adults and children in child care settings is very different to the way you communicate with your friends’’ so they way you have to communicate in placement is different from the way you normally do because you are setting an example for the children even when your talking to the staff the children can see how you are speaking so you should make an effort to communicate properly. Communication involves using language to put your ideas across and share information, such as through listening, reading, speaking and writing. Children need good language and speech skills to interact with people and succeed in educational settings and other areas of life. If the child experiences problems communicating, they may fall behind in learning and struggle with situations that need effective communication. You should always be trying your...
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