TOPIC 6: GROUPS ACTIVITIES AND MEETING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (Creative…
GROUPS ACTIVITIES AND MEETING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
A method used by skilled social workers to assist a group or group members in individual transition and promote involvement in community activity by leveraging group life mechanisms.
Creative Teaching Methods
Assign groups for students and make them brainstorm for discussion
Plan and adjust the activities to suit his students
Know how to conduct group activities
Steps Of Brainstorming
1) The teacher writes the topic on the board and calls for ideas from the class. Teacher is not to question or evaluate them.
2) The class is allowed to seek for clarification, but not to delete items on the master list.
3) From this new list, each person makes his own list of ideas
4) The students then ranks these ideas in order of importance
5) The whole class then votes on the ideas in order of importance from rank one to five.
6) Ideas receiving the most points are then discussed in full.
Technological - Kahoot, Mentimeter
Traditional - Board games
Individual differences in group
Different students with different personality or proficiency level being in the same group.
Panel discussion is important for group because students can collect information, hold a group discussion, come to a conclusion about the issue, then present it to class.
Teachers role in instructional part
The teacher introduces a topic or an issue to be discussed
The teacher generates discussion by asking some general questions about the topic/issues related
He is also provide direction by giving examples of what others think about the topic
By having brief discussion, the teacher can provide some form of outline to guide the students
The teacher gives specific instruction on what is to be done for the next 30-40 minutes
Students role in activity period
Discuss the topic in their groups
o discuss the strategies of presentation and the examples that could be given to provide clarity and relevance.
How plenary session helps individuals in group
Teacher provides an overview of the class presentation
Teacher comments on the substance or subject
Teacher provide a summary of the salient points
Individual differences in Classroom.
a) Physical difficulties
Students not being able to move around during activities
b) Socio-Economic background
Students feeling privileged because of their background
c) Culture or intellectual level of children' s parents
Students will not be able to work well with others