Tag: early childhood education

Storypark has changed our world at Bribie Island Community Kindergarten

      “The biggest benefit to our children has been that their parents engagement in their learning has increased. Overall, the children’s and the staff engagement with Mums, Dads and each other is amazing. They are all having discussions...

/ April 13, 2016

How to get the most out of your study tour to Reggio Emilia

  No one in Reggio wants to teach others how to “do school.” What we seek to do rather is to try and deepen our understanding, together with others, of why it was possible in Reggio Emilia for an (educational)...

/ April 10, 2016

100% parent involvement at Killara Park Preschool

KU Killara Park Preschool has embraced innovation. They have worked closely over several years with Dr. Kate Highfield, an early years and technology expert, and they have thought a lot about how technology can fit within their play-based philosophy.  ...

/ April 6, 2016

From rosters, to no rosters

To roster or not to roster, that is the question? During my 14-year teaching career, I have taught in a learning service WITH rosters, and am currently working in a learning service WITHOUT rosters. When I started in my current learning...

/ March 15, 2016

A commentary from Kath Cooper – Educator, Lecturer, Mother and Nani

This blog post is the first of two, and focuses on Kath’s perspectives as an Educator and Lecturer. Stay tuned for the second post next week. Kia ora koutou, nga mihi maioha ki a koutou katoa. Ko Kath Cooper ahau,...

/ January 19, 2015

Pam Cubey, on schemas and the delight in understanding children’s learning

I still feel that young children are totally enchanting.  I find myself observing them with delight, and reflecting on what they are doing and thinking about as they play . – Pam Cubey Where to start with introducing Pam Cubey? With...

/ April 15, 2014

Expert advice on choosing an ePortfolio

The clever folks at CORE Education have responded to the growing demand for ePortfolios and created a ‘how-to’ resource full of great prompts and questions to ask yourself when choosing or setting up an ePortfolio solution. This resource is useful...

/ October 21, 2013