Introducing Educa - Workshops


Introducing Educa

Purposeful Documentation and Family Engagement

How Educa helps you document learning and engage families:

Introducing Educa

Purposeful Documentation and Family Engagement

This workshop runs through how to use Educa to document learning and engage families. It will cover:

Learning Stories in Educa (for USA)

Heart-led Assessment using the DRDP

Find out how to save time and speak from the heart in your data cycle, using Learning Stories in Educa for assessment. For Head Start, state-funded and QRIS programs – using the DRDP as the assessment profile.
Find out how to use Learning Stories using for DRDP reporting and to share purposefully with families. Explore your creative side, get your ratings done, but keep it heart-led. This workshop takes you through the process. (1)

Heart-led DRDP Rating - Workshop

Learning Stories and the DRDP
Create meaningful documentation that saves time in the DRDP rating process, engages families and gives teachers the room to speak from the heart and capture the magic of early learning. Learning Stories are observations and reflections that help all the adults around a child work off a shared understanding, in a compelling format that becomes a keepsake.
Allyson Montana from Educa covers the Learning Story approach, the DRDP© rating process in Educa and background on the DRDP as a developmental pathway.

Workshops for more advanced users

Connecting to Families

Purposeful family engagement in Educa

This workshop describes how to communicate and collaborate with families on the Educa platform. Educa is not just for sharing cute pictures. Learn about groups, parent stories, notes and forms – and the many other ways to build a meaningful connection to families.

Teacher Professional Development

Teacher portfolios, story

review workflow

Through Educa, you can easily store and record reflections on your professional development, observations and inquiries. Mentors can support you through this process, creating a portfolio that is private to you and can be transferred if you move centres.