Feb

Simplifying Critical Reflections

Those of us who’ve worked in the Early Childhood industry know full well there’s a considerable amount of knowledge required to perform our job. No matter how passionate about children we are, it’s not just about hanging out in the garden all day painting, making sandcastles and singing. There are so many considerations… terminology (pedagogy, […]

Jan

Meet the Professionals: Astrid Kylstra – Dentist

Full name: Astrid KylstraQualification: Bachelor of Dental Science (Hons) Qld Q – How long have you been a practicing Dentist?A – I graduated in 1994, so I have been practicing for a long time!! Q – Do you often treat children in the preschool or early schooling years?A – Yes!! We love to see young […]

Jan

Powerful reporting in your Kinderloop

Reporting… is it needed in the early childhood sector? Errrm, YES, absolutely! Here’s a glimpse at what we’ll be looking at in further detail in this article. Reports utilising Learning tags Reports based on individual children Using and creating bespoke reporting templates If you regularly use Kinderloop for Early Years documenting and haven’t been utilising […]

Dec

Meet Our Educators: Blaise Simmons – Bluey’s Treehouse Early Learning Centre

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – The thing I love most about working with children is the reminder to live in the moment. There is no tomorrow or yesterday, its all about right here, right now. They are so open to everything and just watching them play […]

Dec

Kinderloop’s Immunisation Schedule Feature

If you’ve been a Kinderlooper for any period of time now, you’re likely aware that we highly value our Educators and we really listen when feature requests are made, actioning them whenever possible. One such request was a built-in immunisation (or vaccination) schedule that allows Educators to keep track of individual children’s immunisations whilst in […]

Nov

Meet the Professionals: Penelope Dalton – Occupational Therapist

Full name: Penelope DaltonQualification: Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) Q – How long have you been a practicing Speech Pathologist?A – I’ve been a practising O.T for forty years. Q – Do you often treat children in the preschool or early schooling years?A – I work with children of varying ages – from two […]

Nov

Daily Activity + Routine Charts

Often, early years education is all about routine, routine, routine! From meal times, to handwashing, to nappy changes and toilet breaks, group time, sleep time, etc etc etc! We at Kinderloop get it, and this is precisely how our activity chart feature came to be. Whether you need a staff checklist to ensure the OH&S […]

Oct

Meet our Educators: Shelley Scholten – Learn, Play and Grow Family Daycare

Shelley Scholten has seen quite a lot in her twenty one years as an Early Childhood Educator. She was nominated in our “Awesome Educators” competition earlier this year, and we feel very privileged to chat to her. Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – I have been teaching […]

Oct

Dynamic Linking. Smart Thinking.

Kinderloop has a new dynamic linking feature. While you’ve always been able to document a child’s learning cycle, through the use of learning tags and powerful search functions, we are always listening to feedback from our Educators. We evaluate suggestions, and we constantly strive to improve our software by incorporating newer, smarter tools, and Educator-requested […]

Sep

Meet the Professionals: Karen Atkinson – Speech Pathologist

Full name: Karen AtkinsonQualification: Bachelor of Speech Pathology; Master of Special Education Q – How long have you been a practicing Speech Pathologist?A – I graduated as a Speech Pathologist almost 20 years ago and have been working with the paediatric population ever since, apart from a few years off to have my own children. […]