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ITI CORNER What Children Do Reason Represent Think Build Draw and paint Adopt the perspective of someone else (e.g., in role play) Compare Collaborate with peers Predict Investigate and experiment Draw conclusions Create roles and scenarios Tell stories in role Negotiate plans and roles with peers Test theories Self-regulate Try out new ideas (innovate) Propose what to do or how to do it (take initiative) What Educators Do Observe Assess Listen Think aloud Write Share ideas Determine goals Ask questions Plan and coordinate Inquire Reflect on documentation Clarify ideas Evaluate ideas, rethink Negotiate Document learning Wonder aloud Collaborate Make connections Read Imagine Interpret Problem solve Think Extend and challenge children’s thinking and learning Document Support children’s self-regulation Provide what’s needed to provoke and support learning – time, space, opportunity, materials Notice and name the learning Determine next steps for learning Respond Create a safe, inclusive learning environment that functions as a “third educator” Support children’s sense of belonging and contributing Model What children and educators do to co-construct learning Make Learning Visible Ensuring that the learning that is happening in the classroom is documented, organized and displayed in such a way as to to be easily accessed and understood by children, parents and teachers is essential to the leaning process. Like most things in a high functioning ECE classroom, children must be co-creators of this visible learning. Portfolios Taking photos, videos and physical examples of children’s work and displaying it in such a way that tells a story about learning is great way to start. With a little encouragement, children will tell you what they are thinking, and demonstrate what they know. They will happily caption their work, talk about photos and videos featuring themselves and their friends, and even explain processes that they have completed. This serves to both demonstrate the learning that they have accomplished and can give educators a lot of ideas about where to go next and how they can challenge the children during the next learning cycle. Mind Maps Mind Maps are a great way to visually track learning, and see the connections between play and learning. Mind maps can Ivy Schools Fall/Winter Edition 2018