T4 Analyse Different Ways in Which You Would Establish Ground Rules with Your Learners, Which Underpin Appropriate Behaviour and Respect for Others.

T4 Analyse different ways in which you would establish ground rules with your learners, which underpin appropriate behaviour and respect for others.
Many years ago we could easily identify who are students are going to be. However nowadays students age range from 14 – 50 plus. We as teachers need to identify our students different learning abilities, we all learn in different ways, Honey & Monford based their analysis of how people learn, they advocate that people learn best by either doing something (activist) or by thinking back (reflector), or by investigating ideas and concepts (theorist)   and also by finding relevance or association (pragmatist). As i am not teaching at the moment, i would like to teach law to students in the F.E. sector presumably a level law. The subject is changing all the time an teachers are learning all the time.

Within any teaching environment ground rule are important ,as boundaries are set between the teachers and the learners. As teachers we can set the rules, however we need to be aware how this can reflect on our learners. To establish ground rules we firstly need to identify the type of learners we would be teaching. They can be differentiated by age and subject. “Setting ground rules helps everyone know their limits”(Gravells 2008). Adult learners are usually motivated to learn either for personal benefits or to enhance their career prospects.However younger learners are not as focused and can be easily distracted by their peers, they need more guidance and rules they need to be taught a different way to adults. Establishing ground rules also relies on the subject you teach, for example if you teach beauty, hairdressing, or engineering there are more rules with regards to health and safety.
Nevertheless as i want to teach law my ground rules will be based around a classroom environment. The foundation of most ground rules are punctuality,attendance,switching of mobile phones,no talking etc . These are a good basis for...