One of the most important elements of Reggio-Inspired teaching is documentation. From experience, I know this can be one of the most intimidating pieces to implement. I want to share one example of a documentation panel I created along with my students in a first grade classroom. I want to share how I simplified this documentation to make it doable in an urban public school setting with time crunches and limited budget. Uber important! Why Documentation? Documentation, when done right, is a…
Digital Documentation: Making Teaching and Learning Visible
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. Making teaching and learning visible has been a cornerstone of Reggio inspired practice for some time. In Ontario, there is increasingly an expectation that early learning professionals engage in pedagogical documentation, the process that makes visible teaching and learning. The problem for early childhood educators, specifically, is time. In a long and…
Interest Area Posters - Aussie Childcare Network
Interest Area Poster with info on how specific interest area benefits children while they play. It also links the EYLF Learning Outcomes and QIAS principles.
Home - New Horizons Preschool
A school for innovative early education New Horizons Preschool is an independent private preschool and our quality learning program for 3 to 5 year old children is unique to Tasmania. Our individualised program brings a strong sense of learning, … Continue reading →
Child Portfolios in Early Years Education - How to make them effective.
Save time and ensure the work you do on child portfolios is an effective method of early years documentation. Ask these questions before 'doing' folios!
The final page (60/60!) of my portfolio is finished! Tomorrow afternoon Kirstin is being assessed for a 'Healthy Early Years Settings Award'. This...