[MTET Syllabus 2022] Child Development and Pedagogy

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY


(Paper-I)

Full Marks: 30

1. Understanding Development      5 items= 5 marks

  • Concept of Development
  • Development is continuous and a lifelong process.
  • Stages of Development with respect from infancy to Childhood stage.
  • Development of Children in a socio-cultural context.

2. Aspects of Development   5 items = 5 marks

  • Physical and Motor Development.
  • Cognitive Development.
  • Social and Emotional Development.
  • Moral development.

3. Gender Development 3 items= 3 marks

  • Concept of Gender and sex.
  • Gender socialization and stereotypes.
  • Gender inequality (Gender bias and educational Practices).

4. Methods of child study 3 items= 3 marks

  • Naturalistic and participant observation.
  • Case study
  • Reflective journals.
  • Student portfolio.
  • Anecdotal records.

5. Inclusive Education and Children with Special Needs (CWSN) 4 items = 4 marks

  • Concepts, the meaning of Inclusive Education.
  • Difference between Integrated and Inclusive Education.
  • Understanding Disability and types of Disability.
  • Understanding exceptional students (Talented, Creative, Slow learners, and
    Under-Achievers).

6. Learning and Pedagogy 5 items = 5 marks

  • Concept of teaching and learning (Factors affecting learning).
  • Basic learning styles (Audio, Visual, and Tactile/kinesthetic learners).
  • How students learn (observation, inquiry, etc)
  • Teaching Skills and activities.
  • Steps of preparation of teaching (Pre-teaching, Transaction of the lesson, and Post
    teaching including teaching plans/lesson plans).
  • Approaches to learning and teaching (Teacher-Centered Approach, Learners
    Centered approach, Constructivist approach)

7. Assessment of students Performance 5 items = 5 marks

  • Formative and Summative Assessment.
  • School-Based Assessment (SBA).
  • Assessment for Learning and Assessment of Learning.
  • Techniques and tools of SBA including Activity Based Assessment.
  • Different types of Questions.
  • Assessment and Remedial Measures.