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.

I still remember learning about observations when I was studying my Diploma over 20 years ago now. The best piece of advice I was given was to find what works best for me because that will probably...

How to write child observations, reflect and forward plan.

Child portfolios in early childhood settings...are they necessary? 15 Questions to ask first! Find out more at Mummy Musings and Mayhem.com

Child Portfolios in Early Years Education - How to make them effective.

Documentation strategies using the EYLF for home/family day care services . Find more at Mummy Musings and Mayhem

Reflective Thinking Sentence Starter Cards Teaching Resource

Reflective Thinking Sentence Starter Cards Teaching Resource I thought these were great ways to become more reflective in your teaching practices.

Portfolio - Butterflies Childminding ≈≈

Tomorrow afternoon Kirstin is being assessed for a 'Healthy Early Years Settings Award'.

EYFS observation template

A very useful document that can be used to record significant learning. Suitable for recording a group observation or a long observation.