With due consideration to these factors, an observation was conducted in a classroom setting aimed at learning the behavior of the students in response to the teaching method applied to instruct them. The observation was also aimed at obtaining substantial understanding of the cognitive and the intellectual behavior of the children in classroom settings.
In this study, five students were observed, from different school grades and origins, including Hispanic, African American, Jewish and Caucasian. The research work was conducted on students who were in grade 4, 5 and 6. The students who were observed in a New York based school, i.e. ‘Vincent Smith School’, located in Long Island. It is a private school, which is well-known to allow students from different cultures, and was deemed as appropriate to obtain proper understanding and analysis of the subject matter, concentrating on the impact on teaching method on the development of the child as per their age and cultural background. The behavior of every student was observed as different based upon their culture, behavior and attitude.
The observation therefore aimed to evaluate the students belonging from different cultures for a better understanding. In the school setting, it was observed that the classrooms were an enclosed 4 wall rooms, with a blackboard in the centre of the class. The windows and the artifacts in the classroom setting were made by the students in their respective classrooms. The walls of the classes were filled with various charts and artifacts showcasing the self portraits of students and with the stud strategies. To get a better overview of the classroom setting, the desks of the students were in the middle of the classroom. However, the desk for the teacher was sent in front of the students and near to the blackboard. In subsequence, the analysis of the setting was conducted based on the cognitive thinking, intelligence and behavior of the ...Show more