ARPHA Proceedings 3: 1421-1433, doi: 10.3897/ap.2.e1421
Pedagogical Diagnostics as Means of Studying Life Competencies’ Formation of Pupils with Severe Multiple Disorders
expand article infoElena Lemekh
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The relevance of the research stems from the fact that nowadays there are changes in preschool education, the implementation of new approaches, forms and means of assistance to children with special educational needs, including children previously considered uneducable. Growing awareness makes it clear that the education of such children should be built on a competency basis; the formation of their life competencies should be playing the leading role. The aim of the article is to determine the possibilities of applying pedagogical diagnostics to study the formation of life competencies in older preschoolers with severe multiple disorders using the example of the educational field “Game”. The leading method of the given issue became the experiment (asserting, forming, controlling). The experimental base of the research is represented by three preschool groups in the governmental educational institutions “Correction and development-training centre”. The article reveals the peculiarities of the plot-displaying game of senior preschool children with severe multiple disorders before and after training and provide evidence of the pedagogical diagnostics possibilities of game activity to identify the formation of life competencies in this group of children. The materials presented in the article allow us to see the level of pupil’s training dynamics of the game with plot-displaying, which enables teachers to include different game stories to form various life competences in leading activities in pre-school age.
life competencies, game, pedagogical diagnostics, senior preschool age, severe multiple disorders.