Shc 21

SHC 21:

To express yourself precisely it is important to be able to communicate well with others. I can build really good relationships depending on who I'm communicating with. You need to build a good relationship with the children because every individual child is different, some may be really shy, whereas some may be very interactive, and it could be a child with special needs.

Greeting with a positive smile and making eye contacts with my colleagues, line manager and the children when I arrive at work, asking open questions to children allowing and encouraging each individual the chance to speak and be confident learners.

I can gather more information and understand more about each child while observation, this could help me to learn more about children, for example, whether the child interacts within the group or likes to play on its own and what language he/she uses.

A child who learns English as a second language (a child that speaks two languages is called bilingual) may take longer to develop their speech as a result of learning two languages at the same time.

Communication is a two way process and will be more effective if everyone speaks the same language. But this is not essential, as we have a wide range of languages.
Some people may use their body language e.g. to point for things and a baby would cry to get attention.

I would seek advice from my line manager, if I notice when a child is not responding to me and physically not showing me any kinds of communication.

To reduce barriers from communicating it is important to use your body language such as making eye contacts, or for example, with baby’s you could smile at them because this is the first facial expression that they'll respond to.

If the child has hearing and speaking difficulties I would level to their height and act accordingly and make sure the child is happy and that he/she is confident to talk to me because they'll know...