This post shares some of the ways I use different methods of documenting dramatic play and how the children adopt the practice of documentation for their own use…read more
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Ways to document a dramatic play arc
Things we say . . .
Visiting with other teachers, and watching them without an agenda except to simply enjoy seeing a teacher practicing his or her craft is a gift. This is a gift because you get to hear yourself in the “things we say.”read more
Ages, Stages — Early Childhood Development as a Fluid Process
Their age will not tell me about this developmental milestone. Rather the number of times they begin their sentences with, “Pretend I am…” will. When they add scene and mood to their scenarios and incorporate suggestions and ideas of others into their play, THAT is the developmental milestone I am looking for…read more
- 9/27/14 - Evidence of play
- 9/14/14 - Disappointment
- 8/30/14 - Social networking and trying out new ideas!
- 8/21/14 - Breathe out, Breathe in. Getting the school ready for children.
- 8/5/14 - Planned Serendipity, A Discussion About “Child-led Curriculum”