Unit 305


Involving all learners, treating equally and fairly, needs of learners to be met, learners need to attend, participate and feel safe and valued, abilities and needs recognised.

In Mary Francis and Jim Gould s book Achieving your PTLLS Award, their definition of inclusion is the process of making learners feel that they are fully part of the learning and social environment.

After the initial assessment, ice breakers and ground rules have been put in place a short test may be used for example a multiple intelligence test using true or false answers to find out the learning styles of each student. A student may learn by visual, aural, reading/ writing or kinaesthetic so different approaches and methods will be used to cater for individual learning needs. According to Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy students learn by REMEMBERING,UNDERSTANDING,APPLYING,ANALYSING,EVALUATING,CREATING, although Maslow s Hierarchy of needs 1987 states he believes his Motivation theory for students to learn is PHYSIOLOGICAL,SAFETY,SOCIAL,ESTEEM,SELF-ACTULISATION. Kolb however sees students learning by a four stage cycle CONCRETE EXPERIENCE, REFLECTIVE OBSERVATION, ABSTRACT CONCEPTUALISATION, ACTIVE EXPERMENTATION.

My specialist subject I want to teach in is Cake Decorating and a blended variety of approaches, methods and resoursces would be required.

Demonstration One - A teacher showing learners different stages to produce a model or flower using the correct medium for the task and then after the learners reproduce what the teacher has demonstrated. This is good for students who learn by visual and practical skills. As students watch they can be asking questions and gaining tips as an individual and a group. While students are making the product the teacher can circulate round the class and observe and assess the learners,also any learner who is struggling may need individual help. Some Learners like to go home with a completed item they...