In our daily lives we learn about people by watching them in day to day situations and by talking to them . Seeing a student's behavior carefully in playschool then analyzing it to reach some certain reliable conclusion about student behavior, attitude or other trait is very basic activity that every teacher does.
Parents and school very often observe children to and gather information about them to keep their growth in the desired direction. looking at and talking to child are the principle means by which we find out answer of certain problem regarding child.
Observation is the process of systematically observing child and writing down what one observes. Events should be recorded as they occur naturally. Observer should remain present within seeing and hearing distance of the child and note down in his diary exactly what the child does, what she says and whom she plays with. Then analysis and interpretation this information to be done to explain the aspects of the child's behaviour, attitude or trait that is under study.
Aspects to be taken care of during observation in playschool
observer feelings, emotions, expectations and desires may distort the recordings. adequate precaution to be taken so that observer inclination does not interfere with the events and observation remain unbiased.
Distraction by other interested things happening around the event should not interfere with event recording.
the purpose of observation sould be clear before the initiation of observation
observation should be recorded systematically so that event that occur first is recorded first and subsequent events subsequently. Everything the student does in playschool during the period of observation should be recorded in detail. Observation must be recorded on the spot without leaving anything on memory and if the event is occurring fast short notes is the wise opinion with minute details to be filled later. Even, in quick succession events important things like child statement and context in which such statement is made should not missed. teacher should remain vigilant that observation remain unbiased throughout the process. Analysis of the observation has to be done according to the objectives of the exercise. The conclusion is based on the proper analysis and reflects the interpretation of the child's behavior.
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