1. Understand learning and teaching strategies in lifelong learning.
1.1 Summarise learning and teaching strategies used in own specialism.
It is very important that i know and understand the various learning styles of my students before I start my lesson. This will enable my students to get maximum benefit from my lessons.
I could do this through an initial assessment or interview or if i plan my lessons correctly, i could do this on the first day of class.
Therefore once i know my students style of learning i can plan my lessons to what style best suits them.
Once I’ve established their learning style i could then plan my lessons to suit my students and i could also use assessments to gauge their progress during lessons, this will be in the form of the initial assessment, formative and summative assessments.
I could explain my teaching plan to the class, the aim and objective of the lesson, this way the students will be clear what the session entails and what they have to know at the end of the lesson.
In making sure no student is left out i could use EDIP to get my lesson across, this way i will be covering all learning styles.
The students should also know what is acceptable in their behaviour and what’s not; this can be done through a class contract.
The layout, safety and temperature of the room is also of great importance as there will be some students in wheelchairs, thus the students will feel comfortable during lessons. If not my students will be concentrating on the cold, lack of ventilation, also they may not be able to see or hear on what’s going on, therefore i will have failed in my aim and objective as a teacher.
As a tutor teaching about disability I’m governed by the Health and Safety at Work act 1974. My students should be made aware of these rules and in case of any accidents where to go, and where the fire escapes and meeting points are, and also which