AEG5115 - Early Childhood Development, Learning and Teaching 1 AEG5116 - Early Childhood Development, Learning and Teaching 2
|1.||Compose and refine a personal educational and child learning philosophy and discuss how it informs their teaching identity, pedagogy and curriculum design as they enter the profession;|
|2.||Establish a successful relationship, based on a professional discourse about teaching and learning, with a mentor teacher;|
|3.||Evaluate and critically reflect upon the planning and implementation of the full educational program, using the VEYLDF for both the whole group and small groups of 0-6 year old children;|
|4.||Identify, interpret, analyse and evaluate specific teaching strategies for a range of individual children's learning styles and abilities, such as giftedness and additional needs, including the investigation of practical approaches to managing challenging behaviour with reference to specific theories of learning and development and the Australian learning frameworks; and|
|5.||Demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the assigned mentor teacher(s) and designated university personnel, their readiness to teach by meeting the Graduate Standards of the Preschool Teacher Validation System as articulated by the Department of Education and Early childhood Development.|
|Journal||Praxis Inquiry Logs (equivalent to 2400 words)||30%|
|Other||Practical demonstration of implementing an experience (equivalent to 800 words||10%|
|Portfolio||Professional Portfolio (equivalent to 4800 words)||60%|
Building capacity: strategic professional development for early childhood practitioners,
Raban, B, Nolan, A, Waniganayake, M, Ure, C, Brown R, Deans, J 2007,
Cengage Learning, South Melbourne, VIC.
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