Category Archives: Reference material

Reflective questions again

Here are more reflective questions (this time from Learning Media’s The Quality Journey): “Are we supporting our Maori children well? How can we do better? Are we communicating and working in partnership with Maori in the community (parents/whanau, kaumatua, kuia)? Do … Continue reading

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Reflective models

Reflective writing is meaningful and authentic writing.  The following questions can be used as prompts to support a deeper level of writing and inquiry: Questions to promote authentic reflection. Am I prepared to endure discomfort? Am I willing to challenge … Continue reading

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huh – Introduction to-narrative inquiry-workshop 2012 nice

http://www.slideshare.net/eskojohnson/introduction-tonarrative-inquiryworkshop2012 One of the slides is made up of the following quote: “Narrative inquiry [is] a methodology based upon collecting, analysing, and re-presenting people’s stories as told by them (…) based on a worldview (ontology) that we live our storied … Continue reading

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in education – open access education journal

http://ineducation.ca/ineducation/index

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Prezi Design strategies

http://prezi.com/bm9alx1pbtmc/prezi-design-strategies/

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Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online

Routledge just sent out a notification about the journal Kotuitui, writing: “Kotuitui is a publication of the Royal Society of New Zealand, and it aims to showcase the increasing number of collaborative research endeavours across the social sciences and become an outlet that … Continue reading

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references to follow up on Gussin Paley’s work

Note, in this chapter, Trisha Lee refers us on to the following readings: Cooper, P (2002) ‘Literacy learning and pedagogical purpose in Vivian Paley’s ‘storytelling curriculum’, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy 5(3): 229-51 Duckworth, E (2001) ‘Inventing density’, in E Duckworth (ed.) ‘Tell … Continue reading

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Self-review guidelines

There are some questions I really like in the Ministry of Education’s publication on ECE self-review (my notes are from the 2006 publication, but it is available online too): How well does our practice empower children to learn and grow? … Continue reading

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References from Dale Tunnicliffe

These references from Dale Tunnicliffe’s Talking and Doing Science look good: Alexander, R (2008) Towards Dialogic Teaching: Rethinking Classroom Talk. Cambridge: Dialogs. Brenneman, K and Louro, IF (2008) Science journals in the preschool classroom. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36: 113-119 … Continue reading

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Teachers Kit – everyone’s talking about it

that’s all… have to check it out: http://teacherkit.net/

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