The Reggio Emilia approach, a conerstone to our philosophy
Before reading please note that I typed this in word and copied into blogger. Some words are underlined for no apparent reason and I can't figure out how to change them. Also some of the images I got are from Let the Children Play, which is an awesome blog that I suggest anyone to follow. Thanks here you go..... I believe in a curriculum that is child based and gives each child the opportunity to explore and discover in ways which are exciting and interesting to each individual child. By…
Media Tweets by A Recipe For Wonder (@wonderstaples)
The latest media Tweets from A Recipe For Wonder (@wonderstaples). Wonder resides in the soul of every child - our role is to nurture, facilitate, listen, observe...most of all let them discover who they are, who they can be. Ontario, Canada
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!
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!
Interesting Display Ideas
I'm always looking for new ways to display my children's work and document their learning. Here is a collection of photos from around the blogs that have caught my eye recently... http://hannalong.tumblr.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/brigi/395782073/ http://buttonsbyloulou.blogspot.com/ http://emilyaclark.blogspot.com/ Bear Park Mt Eden What and how we choose to display children's work conveys strong messages about what we as adults value. "At some level, the children are aware of what…
What happens when you follow a child's interest? Understanding Emergent Curriculum
In my last Emergent Curriculum post, I promised to share a story about the difference exploring a child’s interest can make to the learning potential of the child. This is the story of 2 1/2 year old Henry. Henry wasn’t one of those children who stood out from the crowd. He wasn’t loud or overly […]