Explain How Own Practice Can Affect the Development of Children:

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Explain how own practice can affect the development of children: My role as a nursery teacher at Zeeba Daycare can have a very big impact on the development of children in my classroom. It is well known that children often observe what others do and many times will imitate actions they have observed, so it is very important that I set a good example and be a good role model as I could set a good foundation for the development of a child’s behaviour and morals. It is important to teach children that all people are important and valuable, no matter what their gender, race, ability or background is and that it is important to respect and support others that are different to us. Therefore I can affect their development in many good ways by…show more content…
I need to gain children’s trust and respect to be able to provide best developmental opportunities for them that is why children are assigned a key worker to ensure warm and mutual relationships can be built and developing good relationships with both the child and their parents. It is very essential to use appropriate language (I must always address the children and the adults politely and using the correct terms, we often speak to children in their home languages too if it is other than English). We also use communication books to for each child, this makes it easy for parents/ carers to communicate messages to a child’s key worker and to inform them of their child’s daily activities at nursery. This helps to build a good positive relationship with parents/carers and also offers us the opportunity to include parents in the further development of their child at home too. (Parents and practitioners can have a lot to learn from each other). Understanding the EYFS is essential as my observations and reports about children have to be accurate and objective to avoid bias and show a full ‘map’ of child’s development in all the different areas. I have to make sure that my observations are always a true record of what is taking place (e.g. tempting to add something what may make more
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