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Descriptive

Our language shapes our reality - I often find myself unable to say what I am feeling, and things like descriptive synonyms can help me when I feel stuck and stagnant in my writing or expressions.

LEARNING STORIES--this is an interesting idea. Te Whariki New Zealand early childhood curriculum

This shows how to create a learning story as a record of what an educator has seen a child or group of children do during an activity. Great to give to whanau as evidence of a child's learning.

LEARNING STORIES--this is an interesting idea. Te Whariki New Zealand early…

This shows how to create a learning story as a record of what an educator has seen a child or group of children do during an activity. Great to give to whanau as evidence of a child's learning.

Invitation

Invitations, Provocations and Reflective Practice

By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. When I first began teaching early childhood education about three decades ago, there were many discussions about the language that we use to name what we do. I rememb…

Sustainable Practice in early years services - how educators can embed and show evidence of practice in early childhood services.

Sustainability - How can Early Years Educators show evidence of embedded practice

Spr 17 Environments: Love this practice of teaching young children how to use Sustainable Practice in early years services - how educators can embed and show evidence of practice in early childhood services.

Some great questions for self-reflection to be asking ourselves and discussing with colleagues

This is a little rudimentary but I really liked the questions. Some great questions for self-reflection to be asking ourselves and discussing with colleagues

Questions to Frame Documentation

Pedagogical Documentation: Why? When? Who? What? Where? How?

Observations & linking - simple strategies for educators working with the EYLF learning outcomes

Understanding the use of Observations,Reflection and Linking in Early Childhood Settings

Becoming a Reflective Teacher -  "For reflective teachers, their work is an ongoing process of closely observing and studying the significance of children's unfolding activities."

I believe this is good information on reflective teaching. Becoming a Reflective Teacher - "For reflective teachers, their work is an ongoing process of closely observing and studying the significance of children's unfolding activities.

WHAT IS A LEARNING STORY? Learning Stories are a widely used technique to assess children’s learning in New Zealand's, Te Whāriki early...

WHAT IS A LEARNING STORY? Learning Stories are a widely used technique to assess children’s learning in New Zealand's, Te Whāriki early...

What is a provocation? l Fairy Dust Teaching

What is a provocation? l Fairy Dust Teaching

Exploring natural materials (",)

Natural materials set out like this is a nice provocation for children to walk up to and view. I notice the tiny white cups are set out as well - an elegant way for the children to sort and perhaps gather their materials for further exploration

The EYLF is a guide which consists of Principles, Practices and 5 main Learning Outcomes along with each of their sub outcomes, based on identity, com...

The EYLF is a guide which consists of Principles, Practices and 5 main Learning Outcomes along with each of their sub outcomes, based on identity, com.