Child Development, Learning and Pedagogy section in UPTET is mandatory to attempt in both Paper 1 and Paper 2. It becomes a challenge for aspirants to prepare for this section sighting it’s importance in both papers and the questions being asked. For the convenience of the candidates, we are providing important tips and tricks to crack this section. Find below some useful books for better preparation.
UPTET is conducted every year by UPBEB (Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board). Candidates who want to pursue their career in teaching must apply for UPTET 2018. The exam will be held on November 04, 2018 in offline mode. Eligible candidates can register before October 04, 2018
It is important for candidates to be familiar with the kind of questions which can be asked in both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Therefore, it becomes necessary for candidates to go through the set of sample questions which are frequently asked in UPTET. Download UPTET Practice Papers
Before proceeding on to the thin lines of Child Development, Learning and Pedagogy section, look at the number of questions asked and marks allotted to them.
Paper 1 of UPTET is for those who wish to teach students from Class 1 to Class 5. Paper 1 is of primary level. There are various sections in UPTET Paper 1 which are as follows:
The language of the examination is bilingual (Hindi and English). Now, we are going to discuss child development, learning and pedagogy section in UPTET paper 1.
Paper 1 of UPTET focuses on the educational psychology of learning and teaching of students from Class 1 to Class 5. The topics that are included in the syllabus of child development, learning and pedagogy section in UPTET Syllabus is listed below:
|Child Development||Concept and growth of child development|
|Principles and dimensions of child development|
|Factors affecting child development and its relationship with learning|
|Role of environment and heredity|
|Meaning and concept of learning and its processes||Factors affecting learning|
|Theories of learning and their implication|
|How do children think and learn|
|Motivation for learning|
|Individual Differences||Factors affecting individual differences|
|Types of individual differences|
|Understanding individual differences on the basis of gender, language, caste, community and religion|
|Factors responsible for shaping personality|
|Understanding diverse learners||Learning difficulties of mentally retarded, backward, creative, gifted, deprived and disadvantaged, specially abled children|
|Concept and ways of adjustment|
|Role of teacher in adjustment|
|Teaching learning process, learning strategies and methods according to the National Curriculum Framework 2005||Meaning and purpose of assessment|
|Evaluation and measurement|
|Continuous and comprehensive evaluation|
|Constriction of achievement test|
The tips for cracking child development, learning and pedagogy section in Paper 1 of UPTET are listed below:
Now, we will look at child development, learning and pedagogy section in Paper 2.
Paper 2 of UPTET is for those who wish to teach students from Class 6 to Class 8. Paper 2 is of upper primary level. There are various sections in UPTET Paper 2 which are as follows:
Now, we are going to discuss about child development, learning and pedagogy section in UPTET Paper 2.
The topics that are included in the syllabus of child development, learning and pedagogy section of Paper 2 are listed below:
|Child Development (Elementary School Child)||Concept of child development|
|Relationship of child development with learning|
|Principles of child development|
|Influence of environment and heredity|
|Social world and children (Parents, teachers and peers)|
|Critical perspectives of Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky|
|Concept of inclusive education & understanding children with special needs||Addressing deprived and disadvantaged children from diverse backgrounds|
|Addressing the needs of children who have learning difficulties|
|Addressing creative, talented and specially abeled learners|
|Learning and pedagogy||How do children think and learn|
|The reason why children fail to get success in their school performance|
|Basic processes of learning and teaching|
|Strategies of children by which they learn|
|Learning- a social activity|
|Child as a scientific investigator and a problem solver|
The tips for cracking child development, learning and pedagogy section of Paper 2 of UPTET are listed below:
With a good amount of preparation, aspirants can easily score high marks in Child Development, learning and pedagogy section in UPTET.
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