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Motivation of Primary School Students for English Language Studies
Piňosová, Bohdana ; Mojžíšová, Jarmila (advisor) ; Prokop, Jiří (referee)
Currently, there are relatively few studies that focus on the motivation to learn foreign languages in children. This diploma thesis focuses on the attitude of primary school students towards the teaching of English. The theoretical part follows the concept of motivation from the point of view of psychology, pedagogy and current researches on foreign language teaching. The purpose of the practical part was to investigate their motivation to learn English and what aspects of teaching can demotivate them. The goal was to record, analyze, evaluate and interpret the obtained data. The research was conducted at a smaller elementary school in Prague, where English language instruction begins in the third grade. Data were obtained by a novel questionnaire with both open and closed questions. The analysis was then performed using mixed research. The quantitative part of the analysis, which monitored the popularity of the subject of English and the assessment of the attractiveness of individual activities in teaching, was carried out first. The qualitative part of the teaching, using open questions, sought answers to the reasons why the teaching is popular or not popular and what motivates the pupils to learn English. The results of the questionnaire survey showed that the majority of pupils perceive the...
Didactic Use of Life Stories of Famous Musicians and Their Oeuvre to Prevent Addictions in High School
Hejčová, Kateřina ; Prokop, Jiří (advisor) ; Mojžíšová, Jarmila (referee)
The diploma thesis aims to give high school students an insight into an addiction to psychoactive substances as a complex problem affecting the health, social and professional areas, by using activities connected with the attractive topic of well-known personalities of the music scene; to provide them with an insight into the two faces of this issue (an illusive benefit at the beginning versus deepening later negative consequences) and lead them to consider the risks of using these substances outweighing the erroneously expected initial benefits. The thesis uses examples of life stories of personalities who themselves experienced addiction to psychoactive substances. The work concretely demonstrates the use of these life stories on practical examples of didactic activities for the following school subjects: English language, German language, and music. The given life stories or some of its moments are connected with the content of the curriculum of these subjects, they use verbal methods (work with song lyrics, a book excerpt, vocabulary in a foreign language), illustrative-demonstration methods (work with images), discussion methods, group/pair work, brainstorming, individual work of pupils. The assumption is that the individual aspects of the mentioned life stories associated with addiction will...
Olga Fierz 's social pedagogy and social work in 1933 - 1947
Bláha, Zdeněk ; Prokop, Jiří (advisor) ; Mojžíšová, Jarmila (referee)
The diploma thesis presents the closer overwiew lets known of Czechoslovak social pedagogy and social work in the first half of the 20th century, Olga Fierz. Based on the content analysis of the secondary written sources, the aim is to define which social and educational features Olga Fierz used in her practical care of homeless, Jewish and German children during the years 1933 to 1947 and to determine their contribution and significance. In the end, the results of research are formulated, providing an answer to the research goals. KEYWORDS Social pedagogy, social work, Olga Fierz, Premysl Pitter, Milíčův House, internment camps, concentration camps, childcare, Jewish children, German children, Action Castles.
Motivation of parents in choosing alternative nursery schools - Maria Montessori
Růžičková, Tereza ; Prokop, Jiří (advisor) ; Mojžíšová, Jarmila (referee)
The aim of this bachelor thesis entitled: "Motivation of parents in choosing alternative kindergartens - Maria Montessori" is to describe and analyze in more detail the reform pedagogy of Maria Montessori, the development of preschool Montessori facilities in the Czech Republic and comparison with traditional kindergartens. It also aims to present the specific use of the principles of Montessori pedagogy in the selected facility and outline other alternative pedagogical directions. The empirical part uses the research method of interviewing parents in Montessori kindergarten. The interview is purely anonymous and the aim is to find out for what purpose they put their children in the kindergarten, what they expect from it and if they apply Montessori pedagogy outside it. KEYWORDS Maria Montessori, alternative education, preschool, the teache's role, an elipse, freedom of the sensitive periods
Work with gifted children at a lower secondary school in Rakovník
Svobodová, Pavla ; Prokop, Jiří (advisor) ; Mojžíšová, Jarmila (referee)
The aim of the bachelor's thesis called Work with gifted children at a lower secondary school in Rakovník is to analyse national and school documents related to education of gifted and exceptionally gifted children at a lower secondary school in Rakovník. The analysis of the documents revealed that the school documents correspond to the recommendations of the national documents. At the same time, the partial aim of the work in the theoretical part is to describe and identify the gifted pupil, including recommendations for the selection and description of suitable teaching methods for working with the gifted child. Using a method of qualitative interview, field research among ten teachers in the empirical part found that teachers of the selected primary school can define the concept of a gifted student and believe that they can identify a gifted student. The educators also agreed that they thought that the selected school did not sufficiently support gifted students and that the gifted student did not have the opportunity to develop their abilities, skills and other talents to the maximum in the regular classroom. Respondents also stated that they do not differentiate teaching methods during their teaching and meet one to two exceptionally gifted students over two years. KEYWORDS Gifted child,...

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