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‘In Dialogue with the Park’ Alive in the Classroom: Applied Web 2.0 Technology for Learning

The context In order to set the scene for the context of this project I feel I should explain a little bit about our Early Learning Centre in which the research took place. Our Pedagogical Beliefs Our approach to education … Continue reading

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A new year and a world of new possibilities

We spend the first few weeks of the school year, with our new group of children, observing and listening in our efforts to frame a project, which will become a vehicle to explore deeply into Who We Are. As always … Continue reading

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Killer Rex

Outside our classroom there is a huge construction of a tyrannosaurus rex. This model represents the culmination of 6 months sustained effort by one child. In an earlier post, Inspiration Zen, I wrote about ways in which I was considering the presentation … Continue reading

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The Importance of Play

Of course being an Early Childhood Teacher I have spent many years researching the importance of play and observing the children in my settings to develop my understanding of how children develop, refine and continually adapt their theories of how … Continue reading

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Progettazionne

- a verb, stemming from the Italian, which connotes a meaning of projection or ‘to project’. Although there maybe intentions set out by the teachers and the children, has the possibility of being modified and negotiated along the inward journey … Continue reading

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The gift of song

This project responds to the YIS Technology and Information Literacy Standards, in particular, Standard 5: Ethical Citizens, “Students practice legal and ethical behavior with an understanding of cultural and societal issues related to technology and information.” Actions and Decisions: Our … Continue reading

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Reinventing Project Based Learning

I felt so optimistic reading this excerpt from ‘Reinventing Project Based Learning’ by Boss and Krauss. Much of the editorial resonated with me. In our Reggio Emilia inspired early Learning Centre much of what we do is centred around ‘Progettazione’. … Continue reading

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