Making salad—this vignette shows an educator and children cutting herbs from their garden and then using them to make a salad. It also features various ways that educators’ verbal communication supports children’s learning and experiences as vehicles for a variety of learning opportunities. Get the supporting document written specifically for this vignette, get it here: http://wp.me/P2wNWe-17w
Building a vision for the outdoors as a genuine learning space. In many cases the outdoor is seen as a runoff energy, burn off steam experience. What can we build in to the outdoors to see opportunities for great learning in all five NQS and EYLF outcomes?
Art and early childhood educators can learn a great deal from Reggio educators about creating schools in which all aspects of the physical environment are carefully considered as to their educational potential without sacrificing each culture's unique values and goals.
Learning both ways - What you can do to improve your practice lately? Learning both ways. - Have you thought about...? takes us around Australia in search of ways we can think about implementing the EYLF and approaching the National Quality Standard.
'They won't let me play'... This vignette shows the support of the educator the child who was excluded was able to join back into the game. All children were helped to work it out. These vignettes ask educators to observe closely and describe what you see- the interactions, the play, the environment and the learning. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=429847343723917