Finally, the interview also sought to determine the teacher’s ways of delivering successful cooperative lessons.
Successful teaching strategies allow a kindergarten teacher to efficiently educate his or her students (Weimer, 2009). The findings of this interview incorporated ideas that mostly involved understanding children. The interview found out that, in order to model a skill or an idea in a kindergarten student, teachers first need first to grasp the interests of their students. This is because when someone is interested in something, especially a child, it will be much easier for the person to understand the concept. This is a terrific idea. Kindergarten students need first to realize what they are going to learn before they get into details. This will arouse their interests in the concept (Weimer, 2009). The teacher in this interview uses practical objects and imagery to build the vocabulary of her students. Showing pictures of objects to kindergarten students is a powerful way of improving their vocabulary. Children tend to build their vocabulary on what they see (Weimer, 2009). This is because their thinking capacity is low at their current stage of life. They, hence, recognize what they can picture in their minds. As a result, the teacher uses pictures and real objects to build the vocabulary of her students.
According to the findings of the interview, there is one vital way of providing opportunities to students for repeated practice and application of what it taught in class. This is through regular examination of what is taught in the class. Children tend to forget things more quickly than grow ups, (Weimer, 2009). They need to be assessed on a regular basis so that they could remember what they are taught by their teachers. Also, in order for teachers to get immediate feedback to the questions they ask their students, they need to regularly assess their students so as to build their confidence in class. If students have confidence, ...Show more