Field Study 1
Focus: School as a learning Environment
* School Visit Look into its faculties and areas that support learning, (i.e., library, playground, canteen). * Describe the School Environment
* Prepare an observation log
Learning Evidences: An illustration of a school that is supportive of learning or a “child friendly school” through any of the following: 1. A descriptive paragraph
2. A photo essay
3. A sketch/drawing
4. Poem, song, rap and others
Domain: Learning Environment, Curriculum
Competencies Performance Indicator: Determine an environment that provides social, psychological, and physical environment supportive of learning.
The school I was assigned to was St. Paul College of Ilocos Sur (Grade School Department). The first thing I noticed about this school is it’s cleanliness, the students practice trash segregation, a trash can for biodegradable and non-biodegradable and I can’t find a single piece of candy wrapper or any kind of rubbish on the school grounds. Paulinians do make a difference, cleanliness is next to Godliness. I can further say that the actual environment is always kept clean and is very supportive of its learners in terms of sanitation and it’s very conducive for learning. The next observation I had was the teachers who were quite patient with their students. The teachers have a very child friendly attitude but though they are they still discipline the students in a manner that is subtle. Discipline is one of the most important values a teacher must inculcate to the students; it can make or break a student. The lack of it can result to poor academic and social upbringing. Teaching discipline to students can be one of the most tedious and challenging task a teacher must go through. Therefore, I can say that teachers in this school provide a good psychological environment for the students by teaching them good values and discipline. The...