TEXTS IN TEACHING - LEARNING SCIENCE AND DIRECTED ACTIVITIES RELATED TO TEXTS - VIEWPOINT FROM CHILD RIGHTS
Pham, Phuong Anh
Hoang, Minh Phuong
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Child-friendly school model was established with the purpose of making schools become the best places for Child Rights implementation. In other words, factors involving in educational process have to be child-friendly and meet the children’s needs. Therefore, texts for teaching and learning Science, a teaching aid supporting children’s learning, need to be considered in the viewpoint of Child Rights to ensure that Child Rights are recognised and satisfied as chidlren interact with texts during learning process. Reality shows that designing, editing and using texts in teaching and learning Science in primary schools still focus more on consolidating and widening knowledge rather than pay attention to enhancing other advantages for students. This article analyzes merits primary students gain when they interact with texts in Science and gives some recommendations for the creation, adaptation and use of texts in teaching Science for primary students based on advancing Child Rights.