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Authentic Assessment – What, Why, and Examples

Authentic Assessment – What, Why, and Examples Traditional early childhood assessments focus on what children can do in specific domains at a particular time. These assessments often rely on direct observations of children’s skills and abilities to make inferences about their learning. However, recent years have seen a shift towards more authentic forms of assessment.

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Educa Launches Professional Training Platform – Learning Story Academy

Welcome to Learning Story Academy! The Educa Team is excited to announce the launch of our specialized training platform for Learning Stories & related teaching practice. Learning Story Academy offers live webinars, book study & inquiry groups, and pre-recorded video courses – led by experts from around the world. view courses Our Why Our mission is to

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Reviving the Educator

We know that the Early Childhood Education sector is experiencing a climate of fatigue, and now more than ever we need to be resilient and challenge this discourse by working to understand and prioritize wellness and wellbeing. In a recent Educa webinar, Early Years Consultant Nicole Talarico offers solutions to ‘Reviving the Educator’, you can

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Holiday Learning Tips

  Avoid learning gaps and challenges by keeping your child’s mind working through the break. Here are 4 ideas to help you get started:   Use the kitchen as a learning tool Reading recipes and measuring ingredients with your child is a great way to engage in their learning experience. Sharpen reading and math skills

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Understanding Toddlers and Their Behaviors

Toddlerdom is hard. It’s also a wonderful time of exploration and lots of fun to be had. Every scenario is contextual. Your response depends on your relationship with the child, the knowledge that you have of them, and the situation at hand. Let the uniqueness of the child guide our work This article is a

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