Construction Site Dramatic Play Area - Little Lifelong Learners
Set up an inviting construction site dramatic play area for your little learners! Find inspiration for small worlds, block play, early writing and more!
#CTInquiry stands for Connected through inquiry: A curious community of learners. If you are interested in participating in this free network, it will be an opportunity to visit different classrooms and exchange ideas with educators across Ontario. It is my hope that together we will inspire and guide our inquiry work from Kindergarten and beyond! #CTInquiry book study new edition (2018) of "Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings" by Susan Stacey- on Google Hangouts every last…
Fantastic Five Senses Unit
So we are back to another fun filled school term. After the nice 3 week long break, we dove headfirst into another exciting science unit. ...
How I Plan and Implement Project/Inquiry Based Learning In My Class
Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: How I Plan and Implement Project/Inquiry Based Learning In My Class
Exploring Pumpkins (Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten)
I set out some areas to look closer at pumpkins, gourds and apples since these are things we are seeing a lot of at this time of year! The kids started exploring and documenting what they noticed righ
A Week of Play Based Learning - Ideas, Activities and Inspiration - The Empowered Educator
Welcome to a new year of my weekly play based learning posts. It is my aim to inspire, support and encourage both parents and educators to provide simple budget friendly play experiences for children under 5 . Each week I’ll take you on a journey through some of the activities I shared with my home…
A Kindergarten Sky Inquiry
In the last couple weeks of school, we decided to do an inquiry about the sky. Our Driving Questions were, "What do we see in the daytime s...
Janelle - Teacher 🇦🇺 on Instagram: “Adding loose parts to block play encourages the children to expand their thinking. We added a building platform, some tea light candles and…”
37 Likes, 4 Comments - Janelle - Teacher 🇦🇺 (@myteachingcupboard) on Instagram: “Adding loose parts to block play encourages the children to expand their thinking. We added a…”
Conversations with Children! Questions that Spark Conversations and Deepen Understanding
This is the first article in a series about asking questions that foster rich conversations. Visiting a variety of preschool settings, we’ll consider the different types of questions teachers ask and listen to children’s responses.
Supporting young children to ask productive questions - Early Childhood Australia
Supporting young children to ask productive questions Author: Maria Birbili Published: 2017 Pages: 28 ECA code: RIP1703 Although children ask questions from a very early age it does not mean that they automatically know how to pose questions that are useful for their learning. How can we help young children to ask productive questions—the type of …