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By Linda Kinney

ISBN-10: 0203937147

ISBN-13: 9780203937143

The documentation of younger kid's studying performs an important position within the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This cutting edge method of bringing record-keeping and evaluation into the center of younger kid's studying is envied and emulated through educators worldwide.

This special, obtainable and encouraging ebook relies upon a documentary technique effectively carried out by means of Stirling Council in Scotland, whose pre-school educators skilled dramatic advancements of their understandings approximately teenagers, how they study and the capability unleashed in effectively attractive households within the studying strategy.

This procedure, that is according to cautious hearing childrens and statement in their pursuits and issues, centres round recording and commentating on kid's studying via pictures, wall monitors, video clips and numerous diversified media. The authors, either skilled educators contain chapters right here on:

    • why early years’ educators may still use documentation as a way to reinforce younger kid's studying
    • the values, rules and theories that underlie the 'Reggio' process
    • how to enforce documentations into any early years surroundings, with real-life case experiences and tricks for averting universal pitfalls
    • how to contain, encourage and enthuse households and the broader community

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However, it was revitalised a few weeks later when, out on a usual outing into the Bannockburn community where the nursery was located, they became fascinated by a very noticeable church building which had significant characterising features. This inspired their interest in other large buildings in their community, and the staff team, aware that there could be a connection between their interest in large images of themselves and large buildings, thought this could well be an interest that had the potential to be developed further.

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. James: Well, not all of my money from my new bank, just a little. Annie: Of course, I am not giving you all of my money from my purse, but I will give some of it.

Fergus indicated that he did not know about this. James then began to explain that there had been an earthquake in ‘Pakistani’ and the school building had fallen down on top of the mummies, daddies and children. The Head of the Nursery, Annie, was working in the office at this point and had overheard the conversation. She was interested in hearing more about this, and so she joined the children in the playroom. She explained to both children that she had overheard what had been said and was interested to hear more if they were agreeable to this.

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