Creating Community in Our Rooms We began the year by developing community of learners. We started with our Morning Meeting time. We follow responsive classrooms morning meeting structure: Greeting, Share, Activity, and Message. The time allows for the teachers and children to get to know each other and show that every child is important in our classrooms. We began the year by discussing our Classroom Agreements. The process was to allow everyone a voice about our agreements and then…
Be Reggio-Inspired: Top 5 Reggio Inspired Blogs
A blog about preschool, play, early childhood education, learning outdoors, play outdoors, children and nature, play activities, kindergarten
I’ve been working with primary teachers at Mark Twain Elementary in HISD (Houston) on stations. They are an IB school and teach with PYP themes. Currently, kindergarten is studying about life…
What they create. How they see it. What they have to say about it. Recording children's words and creating amazing documentation. Representation of an idea in multiple ways and they get a good sense of audio-visual learning.
Rabbit Road: The Journey through our Pet Rabbit Inquiry Here is a glimpse of our version of an audit trail for our Pet Rabbit Inquiry. This audit trail is a great way to document the process of our thinking and learning, as it unravels. We encourage parents to stop by and see this new display!
Analysis, Reflection and Evaluation in Early Childhood Programming. - The Empowered Educator
Australian early childhood educators are expected to develop and follow a planning cycle as well as meet EYLF (Early Years Learning Framework) outcomes to ensure that all children in care are supported to follow and extend their learning journey. There are principles, learning outcomes and different guidelines according to where we live that must be […]
Documentation & Programming for Family Child Care
Documentation strategies for family child care & early years educators using the EYLF outcomes. Meet every step of the programming cycle easily.
How to write child observations, reflect and forward plan.
Writing child observations, reflections and linking everything together doesn't need to be confusing or complicated. Try these simple tips for educators!
Fine Motor Leads to Fine Arts Part 25
A collaborative blog by Pre K and Kindergarten specialists. Child growth and development, information, free printables.
Everything About Reggio Emilia Approach You Can't Skip - An Everyday Story
What is the Reggio Emilia Approach? - The main principles explained simply | An Everyday Story
The Three Elements of the Documentation Process – Moving beyond Display to Interpretation
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. Documentation is now in the mainstream of education literature, research and practice. The Ontario government supports the use of documentation in early years settings…