Infant/Toddler or Preschool Teacher
Write a two paper on interview
Make up a teacher Interview with:
Pick one of them out out these three to Do Teacher Interview.
Answer these question in the paper
• What ages of children do you work with?
• What are the demographics of the children and families with whom you work?
• How long have you been working with young children?
• What do you enjoy most about your work?
• Why did you choose to go into this field?
• What do you hope to accomplish as an infant/toddler or preschool teacher?
Then engage in a discussion that will enable you to increase your knowledge about education, teaching, and the field the teacher is involved in; consider your own assumptions/misconceptions; think about similarities and differences between what you have read in the learning resources and what this teacher shares; and gain additional insights. Following are some questions to spark your conversation:
• What do you believe are the essential components of quality infant/toddler or preschool education?
• Describe an ideal infant/toddler or preschool environment and care/education experience.
• In what ways do you believe families should be involved in your program and in children’s development and learning and why?
• Discuss the separation process. What is it like for children and families entering your program? What importance do you place on children’s experience of the separation process?
• What advice do you have for people who are new to working with children and their families?
• What do you wish that you learned while you were preparing to work with children and families?
• How do you keep current on the latest research and thinking in your field?
• Do you have any books, resources, and/or professional organizations that you recommend?
• What is the most valuable lesson that you have learned about working with young children and their families so far in your career?
• Who is the person in your field who you most admire and why?
• Review your interview notes and consider the knowledge and insights you gained from this experience.
• Relate your interview experience to what you have learned about quality infant/toddler or preschool care and education and the role of adults in the lives of young children.
o How the information that you gleaned from the interview compares with what you have learned in your coursework so far
o Insights you gained about education and the profession of teaching
o Insights you gained about working with children at this specific age level
o Your own assumptions/misconceptions about education, working with children and families, and children at this particular age
o Information, knowledge, and/or advice you want to make sure to remember
Write a summary of your reflection above. Cite specific examples from the interview you conducted and references to the Required Resources to support your ideas.
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.What ages of children do you work with?
Mostly I work with children in ages from three to five, and what needs to be kept in mind when working with children is that different age groups require different mental stimulations, and they all need to have equal attention dedicated to them.
What are the demographics of the children and families with whom you work
There are various families with whose children I work with, mostly middle class, Caucasian children.
How long have you been working with young children?
From my early years I worked as a baby-sitter, and have been a preschool teacher for 3 years now.
What do you enjoy most about your work?
Definitely it would be the positive feedback that I receive from the children and their families about their progress. I consider that group work allows students to interact, be engaged and learn from one another. I am set on hands on activities, which can as well be done on individual basis, and then transformed to group...