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School of Social Sciences, Business and Law
Certificate in Education: Education and Training
Professional Practice Module
Word Count 2,092
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/15
Please ensure that you complete this module at the correct level:
If you are doing the Certificate in Education: Education and Training complete Level 5
If you are doing the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training complete Level
1. Introduction.2.Creativity.3. The task concrete experience 14. Reflecting on a creative session with 16 – 19 year old learners in the E3 award in construction. 2
5. Evaluation 36. Active experimentation 7.Conclusion.8. References.This report will evaluate a creative teaching strategy used in the E3 award in construction, health and safety modual in the classroom. It looks at creative teaching practice, researching, planning and applying creative ideas to help increase learners’ motivation and self-expression as well as developing my own teaching practice. This report is based on Kolb’s (1984) reflective model as presented in Gravells (2012, p.36). I will use his experiential four stage learning cycle to assist my teaching practice. Kolb maintains that we learn through experience but only if we process that and make sense of it, can we develop and refine our sessions. It is a four stage cycle and begins with concrete experience, observation and reflection, abstract conceptualisation and active experimentation. In other words, to carry out the assigned task first. Then, reviewing what has been done; if it went as well as expected or not. The third stage, looks at interpreting what happened and why? And looking at how you could do it differently next time. Then, the last stage is defining ways to do the task differently next time. It is stated that this learning process can start at any point; it is continuous...