Tag: early years documentation

Mar

Family Engagement… the age old challenge

Over the course of this article we’ll share: Tips and suggestions from early childhood Educators on how they engage and interact with families  A variety of ways Kinderloop can help you increase family engagement each week Each year, children move on. New families begin care, the slate is wiped clean and the topic of family […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Aug

Improving Family Engagement

Easy ways to improve family engagement and strengthen relationships within your service. Educators, did you know that within your private Kinderloop you can improve family engagement in a few simple ways that can have a great impact. Family commentsSwitching on Family comments allows families to comment back on your awesome posts! Family comments can be […]

Aug

Ways Kinderloop can help ​YOU with ​Assessment and Rating

Hello fellow Kinderloopers! I want to show you some simple steps to help your centre prepare for assessment and rating, using your private Kinderloop in a variety of ways. Let’s start with creating a post of your choosing. Whether it’s a post about a child, a group of children, an observation, or a reflection. After […]

Apr

Dealing with emotions (pt.1)

Feeling Better I often wonder why we have emotions. It would be much easier to plan and act without the interference of worry and doubt, or excitement and surprise, or sadness and guilt. Doing what I need to do can sometimes feel like dragging myself through mud, and the idea that I might be able […]