TOPIC 6: GROUP ACTIVITIES AND MEETING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES BY: PATHRA…
GROUP ACTIVITIES AND MEETING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
BY: PATHRA MIASARA GADING ANAK YOSUA (012018070963)
Meaning Group Activity
Categorized as spontanenous instructional techniques to encourage free-flowing and unhibited sharing and listing ideas by a class
Useful to elicit students' information about certain idea
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.
equip students with the basics of the language, but it does not provide the opportunity for the learners to interact
Examples for game
Scrabbles, Card Games
The use of technology as much in the classroom as outside it makes the students feel much more motivated, using devices with which they can practice a language
allows students to be much more creative and participative in the classroom
Tools for technological games
Classcraft, Kahoot, Adobe Spark Video
Teachers Role in Instructional Part
Teacher generates discussion by Q&A sessions
Provide outline guide during brief discussion
Provides instructions by giving examples
Remind students to be tolerant and respectful
The teacher introduces topic or issues
Appoint speakers for the group or a representative. Elect chairperson and a secretary to organize and keep notes on the discussions
Creative Teaching Method
Make teaching interesting by creating group activities from the simplest to the complex
example: brainstorming games, panel discussions, role play, classes outside the classroom, storyboard teaching
Students Role in Activity Period
chairperson permits smooth discussion and better use of time
secretary keeps record of main points
discuss the strategies of presentation and the examples that could be given to provide clarity and relevance
Discuss the topic with the group
asked to address the class about the views of the group
group representative acts as a panelist and present in the most effective way
listen to presentation and expected to participate
Why Panel Discussion Important for Group?
To discuss the certain topic or issue which requires all students to be involved
approach calls for students to collect information and a conclusion about the issue
How plenary session helps individual in group
Teacher should provide and overview of class presentation
Uses this session provide summary of the salient facts, principles, skills and attitudes that students should learn and notice
Teacher gives comments on the substance and or subject matter
Calls attention to class's unanswered questions
Explain individual differences in Classroom
Their parents; financial status and education do have an important influence on their personality. For instance educated parents can better understand the educational needs and their children’s aptitude. They can help their children in their early education which affects their proficiency in their relative area of knowledge, confidence, idea, etc.
Culture/intellectual level of children's parents
the students tend to give more information in classroom as they have learn it from their parents at home
individual profile of characteristics, abilities and challenges that result from learning and development. These manifest as individual differences in intelligence, creativity, cognitive style, motivation, and the capacity to process information, communicate, and relate to others
Examples: attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disability, dyslexia, and speech disorder. Less common disabilities include mental retardation, autism, hearing impairment, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and blindness.