Children are more likely to be confident and involved learners when their family and community experiences and understandings are recognised and included in the early childhood setting. The following article provides activities to promote each of the sub-outcomes of EYLF Outcome 4 - Children Are Confident And Involved Learners.
A strong sense of well-being provides children with confidence and optimism which maximises their learning potential. It encourages the development of children’s innate exploratory drive, a sense of agency and a desire to interact with others. Well-being includes good physical health, feelings of happiness, satisfaction and successful social functioning. It influences the way children interact in their environments. The following article provides activities to promote each of the sub outcomes of EYLF Outcome 3 - Children Have A Strong Sense of Wellbeing.
When children move into early childhood settings they broaden their experiences as participants in different relationships and communities. When educators create environments in which children experience mutually enjoyable, caring and respectful relationships with people and the environment, children respond accordingly. The following article provides activities to promote each of the sub outcomes of EYLF Outcome 2: Children Are Connected With And Contribute To Their World.
When children feel safe, secure and supported they grow in confidence to explore and learn. In early childhood settings children develop a sense of belonging when they feel accepted, develop attachments and trust those that care for them. As children are developing their sense of identity, they explore different aspects of it (physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive), through their play and their relationships. The following article provides activities to promote each of the sub outcomes of EYLF Outcome 1: Children Have A Strong Sense Of Identity.
The Early Years Learning Framework outlines a set of eight pedagogical practices for educators to draw upon to promote children’s learning. These practices range from macro aspects like building relationships and curriculum decision-making to daily interventions like teaching and learning. The following article provides information on each of the 8 Practices and examples of how to implement the eylf practices into your service.
The Early Years Learning Framework outlines five principles that reflect contemporary theories and research evidence concerning children’s learning and early childhood pedagogy. These principles are meant to underpin practice so that all children are supported to make progress in relation to the Learning Outcomes. The following article provides information on each of the 5 Principles and examples of strategies of how to implement the eylf principles into your service.
Respect for Diversity is one of the main principles that underpin the Belonging, Becoming and Being: Early Years Learning Framework for Australia. Thus it is mandatory for services and educators to use practice that incorporates diverse cultures, especially in monocultural classrooms where opportunities for practice diversity can appear limited. Here are some examples of ways diverse cultures can be embedded in everyday practice.
Belonging, Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia embeds art in many significant ways to foster the holistic development of children. Here are the main curriculum connections of art in the early childhood learning framework.
When writing Summative Assessments it provides you an opportunity to summarise all the documentation you have collected on each child's learning and development and "sum" up to emphasize children's strengths and make learning visible.
Sustainability in early childhood education is an important part of the curriculum and should be incorporated into each and every service setting. Creating natural environments and proving natural materials in one way for sustainability to occur. This article will provide you with strategies on promoting sustainable education for educators and children and ideas on incorporating sustainable practices within the service.
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