By Linda Kinney
The documentation of younger kid's studying performs a necessary function within the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This cutting edge method of bringing record-keeping and review into the guts of younger kid's studying is envied and emulated through educators worldwide.
This exact, available and encouraging publication is predicated upon a documentary procedure effectively carried out by means of Stirling Council in Scotland, whose pre-school educators skilled dramatic advancements of their understandings approximately kids, how they examine and the aptitude unleashed in effectively attractive households within the studying approach.
This process, that is in keeping with cautious hearing young children and commentary in their pursuits and matters, centres round recording and commentating on kid's studying via photographs, wall monitors, movies and numerous diverse media. The authors, either skilled educators comprise chapters the following on:
- why early years’ educators may still use documentation as a way to augment younger kid's studying
- the values, rules and theories that underlie the 'Reggio' strategy
- how to enforce documentations into any early years atmosphere, with real-life case experiences and tricks for keeping off universal pitfalls
- how to contain, motivate and enthuse households and the broader community
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It was moving so fast that I found it hard to take a photograph. If he only had two legs, could he still do all of those things? He would fall over, and only the back ones will work. He would fall over . . that’s not good. What would happen if he got all his legs knocked off? He could run on his tail! I think he could do a handstand on his tail. ] He could have a walking stick. Wheels. He could have wheels! You could put them on his tummy. Have you seen a person with wheels? Some people have legs, but they can’t walk.
Thunderbirds could help. Annie: That sounds like a good idea. How can we do this? James: I know. I have Thunderbirds at my house, it’s 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Thunderbirds are go! Annie: Good. How can they help us? James: Well, they’re not real, Annie. Annie: Oh! So that won’t work then? James: No, but I have another good idea. I could take some money from my piggy bank and send it to them. Annie: Well, James, I think that is a very kind thing to do, and if you take some money from your piggy bank, I’ll give you some money from my purse to send also.
Jennifer (Educator): Nana: Just for one night. Kieren: When are you going to open your eye? Rosellen: Is it difﬁcult just having one eye? Kieren’s nana with Kieren Documentation approach in practice Nana: Kieren: Niamh: Kieren: Cate: Nana: Niamh: Nana: Pippa: Struan: Kieren: Nana: Stuart: Kieren: Nana: Struan: Nana: Jennifer: Nana: Cate: Nana: All: 39 Threading a needle is difﬁcult, and I can’t see people on my left side. Nana needs a walking stick. My grandpa has a walking stick. So does my dad.
An Encounter with Reggio Emilia: Children's Early Learning Made Visible by Linda Kinney