1. Who should take the module?
The Teach for Understanding Module is for parents, teachers, and caregivers of children within the early years age group. The module has been scientifically designed and developed by Learn2Teach Institute with a special focus on helping facilitators learn to develop the skills in students such as application and transfer of knowledge.
2. Content of the module
In the Teach For Understanding Module, we will learn about engaging 21st Century learners. We will see how the traditional style of teaching involving only information being passed from teacher to student is not relevant anymore. Teach for Understanding is about helping facilitators learn to develop the skills in students such as application and transfer of knowledge.
3. How to navigate the module?
a) Watch the video (not once but multiple times). Pause, rewind and re-watch parts as you feel necessary.
b) Keep your note-pad and pen with you to take notes.
c) Research to read additional material provided.
d) Once you’ve completed a module, you can take the MCQ test online.
e) Don’t worry if you don’t clear it the first time, you can take the test again.
4. How will you benefit from this module?
a) Candidates who teach in schools, work as private care givers and also as a parent gain better insight in your child’s early learning needs.
b) Know about all modern and unconventional ways to teach and facilitate young learners
c) Be eligible to work better in daycares, local preschools or as private care givers.
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In the Montessori Method Module, we will get an overview of the philosophy and teaching style of Dr. Maria Montessori. It is important to study many different pedagogies, and also to compare and contrast them. The Montessori philosophy believes the child’s mind is like a sponge and they are eager to learn provided the right direction and guidance is given.
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