16 Boring Words & What to Use Instead (Infographic)
Are boring words hurting your writing? Some words, when repetitively used, become boring for the reader. Consider using a synonym instead, which might help convey the meaning more vividly and accurately.
ACT Children's Week
The Children's Week theme for 2020 is based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 15 "Children have the right to choose their own friends and Safely connect with others"
Reporting to Parents using the EYLF
It's nearing the end of term 3 here in Western Australia so our thoughts are turning to updating our portfolios with this term's work. Over the years we have modified our portfolio to make it less time consuming to put together and more informative for parents. We use an A3 plastic sleeve display book to put the children's work in. It has a pocket on the cover so that we can include a page there. We put a picture of the child on the cover. This helps to identify which child the portfolio…
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 […]
'When You Enter This Room' Poster
Here is a version of the 'When You Enter This Room' Poster. In the download, you get it in all of the primary colors - red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Also included is a black poster with rainbow letters. You can print as is or print as a poster and tape together. I printed as is on ...
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!
Working with the Framework Learning Outcomes – Part 1 LINKING - The Empowered Educator
Let’s have a chat about linking the EYLF outcomes and your programming cycle. Because from what I can see the often misunderstood ‘requirement’ to link EYLF outcomes to every activity using numbers or complicated codes is causing educators an awful lot of unnecessary angst at the moment! I have received some really heartfelt messages and emails lately from […]