Methods Of Observation As Directed By The Teacher

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When observing pupils, you need to use appropriate methods of observation as directed by the teacher. Observations can take place during lessons or in the playground. Observations and assessments should cover all relevant aspects of pupilâ€TMs development including physical skills, language and communication skills. Your observation and assessments must always be in line with the school policy for record keeping, as well as observing a childâ€TMs development you also need to help the teacher assess the childâ€TMs development based on your findings and other reliable information. You must be able to make formative and summative assessments and record your assessments as appropriate to the policies and procedures of your school. Formative assessments are initial and on-going assessments. Formative assessments identify future targets for the individual and groups as appropriate to the ages, developmental needs an abilities of the pupils. Summative assessments are assessments that summarise findings for example sats, teacherâ€TMs assessments, annual school reports and reviews of pupils with special educational needs. Question: Question 6 Answer: There are a number of reasons why some children do not follow the expected pattern. Emotional development can be defined as the development of personality and temperament. If a child is not settled and has no good attachments, they are more likely to have low confidence and low self-esteem. Physical development might be effected by
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