Respectful People, Places and Things Slow down and be fully present, educators! That’s one of the catch cries of early childhood expert, Toni Christie, from Childspace Early Childhood Institute, based in Wellington, New Zealand. She was presenting a recent ECE … Read More
Whether you want software for engaging parents or for documenting children’s learning, it can be tricky to find the right one that meets all your needs. Before your early learning service invests in software, think about whether the program you’ve … Read More
Bringing reflective practice to life in your service Reflective practice is something of a mantra for early childhood educators. But how to go about it in an intentional and productive way without being overwhelmed by the task? Early childhood education … Read More
Never-ending resources for preschool lesson plans. Stop reinventing the wheel. Use these hacks to inspire next-level lesson planning in your early childhood service. You’ll also be able to download an array of ready-made plans. It’s no doubt that lesson plans … Read More
10 Tips To Make Your Photos Memorable! If photos are at the heart of compelling parent communications, then the facial expressions in those photos are the currency that melts hearts and connects. And yet, how many photos do we take each day that are too … Read More
What Has Changed in the New National Quality Framework Quality consultant, Michelle Rogers, recently ran this NQS webinar on preparing for the 2018 NQS. It provides an overview and then goes through the Framework, section by section, highlighting the key … Read More
Open ended play using everyday and natural materials. Explore some ideas for heuristic play in early childhood settings.
Messy play is an open ended sensory adventure for children. We’ve got loads of ideas to share for creating a messy play wonderland.
Want Educa parents to give you feedback on your learning stories? Make them amazing using these writer’s tips and they’ll be commenting in no time!
Why Tom Drummond wants teachers to become storytellers. Tom Drummond, an emeritus educator of children and adults, watched as Josie, one of his preschool students, pushed the piece of paper she was painting toward the paint tray until it formed a … Read More