documentation at the beginning of an inquiry - at Garden Gate Child Development Center in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard

My quest this year was to create a more organised environment in my classroom. A space that allowed for natural expression through various forms of play as well as a space that was organised and wa… Mais

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.

The process of noticing and recording children’s learning is an essential practice of effective early childhood educators. Noticing meaningful learning encounters and then collecting this information in a number of ways enables us as educators to fulfil the promise we make to children and their families—that ‘we will extend and enrich children’s learning’. Being attuned to children means that we will be alert to their learning and record it.

This Australian site provides many excellent resources including videos for teaching - intentional play, documenting, literacy, routines. Being attuned to children means that we will be alert to their learning and record it and extend it.

Carla Rinaldi Discussing Documentation I love how she says that through documentation parents are introduced to the human being in front of them. I just love it!

Carla Rinaldi from the Reggio schools discussing documentation. She says that through documentation parents are introduced to the human being in front of them.

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Digital Documentation: Making Teaching and Learning Visible

The future of early childhood education Good article for bridging the parent teacher student gap!

Reflection as a tool for quality: Working with the National Quality Standard is intended to assist educators to understand the process of critical reflection and its usefulness for facilitating quality practices in early years settings. The processes highlighted in this document have been aligned to those required in the National Quality Framework (NQF) for Early Childhood Education and Care and the associated Quality Improvement Plan.

Reflection as a tool for quality: Working in the National Quality Standard - Early Childhood Australia Shop

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Fishpond New Zealand, Learning Stories: Constructing Learner Identities in Early Education by Wendy Lee Margaret Carr. Buy Books online: Learning Stories: Constructing Learner Identities in Early Education, ISBN Wendy Lee Margaret Carr

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