1.1. Describe How a Learning Support Practitioner May Contribute to the Planning, Delivery and Review of Learning Activities

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Although the class teacher is primarily responsible to plan, deliver and review all learning activities for the class, a teaching assistant can work alongside the teacher and make contributions that can improve the teachers plan, alter the delivery to make it more effective for pupil attainment and extend the teachers initial review. “Planning, teaching and evaluation follow a cycle which gives structure to the learning process” (Baker, B., Burnham, L., 2010) and is vital in my role as a teaching assistant. I aim to describe how I aide the teacher to plan and deliver lessons and how I give feedback to the teacher about individual pupils, in order for the teacher make improvements in her planning and to be able to target individual…show more content…
The next phase in the planning of lessons will involve me preparing the agreed activities, worksheets or relevant material. I may be required to print, photocopy or prepare the classroom by proving enough glue, scissors, paints or special types of paper e.g. sugar paper, tissue paper etc. Delivery: The delivery of a lesson is fundamental as it enables children and young people to learn effectively. They are able to grasp topics better when a pre planned lesson is delivered to a high quality. My role as a teaching assistant requires me to support particular groups of children in their activities and ensure that they stay on task and complete their work to the best of their abilities. After the teacher has sat the children on the carpet to explain what activity is next, she’d send them off to their assigned tables for them to begin. I usually sit with the blue or yellow table as there are these are lower ability tables and the children on these tables not only struggle to comprehend activities but also struggle to stay on task. I try to make the activity as fun as possible in a way that evolves the teachers plan but also suits my teaching style and methods. I usually try to turn all activates whether it be numeracy, literacy or science into a group activity so each child

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