Tag: early years

Oct

Meet Kinderloop’s new survey feature

Kinderloop now offers the ability to create surveys. They’re a great way to get a response from either your linked family or educators – depending on which audience you’re targeting. In a nutshell, they work like this… you create the survey, then a post is sent to each person which contains a link to the […]

Sep

Educator-to-Educator Posts

Kinderloop now offers the option of creating “pink”, or private, educator posts. Posts that aren’t for the eyes of families, but instead offer an advanced style of messaging between educators and service management – one that can be used as evidence of teams working collaboratively, or discussions had. Choose who views your pink posts by […]

Aug

Autism Specific Early Learning… how this looks through the eyes of one Australian service.

Kinderloop recently ran a competition for educator’s to create and submit a community wall. The calibre of entries blew us all away, but there was one that really captured our hearts. AnglicareSA Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre first came to our attention with it’s “Fostering Exploration” wall. The more we explored, the more […]

Jul

Diversity Kids: Leading the way forward into an inclusive and culturally-sensitive Australia.

Kinderloop HQ were thrilled to speak to Meni and Pam from Diversity Kids to get a bit of background information on who they are and what they do. Particularly interesting after current global events concerning race and inclusion. Let’s find out a little more… Who are Diversity Kids?We are Meni & Pam – a NSW […]

May

The Power of Community

Kinderloop has long held a vision. We see a future of collaborative ideas shared between our much-loved Educators. No matter where they are in this wide world. Irrelevant of the role they play within the Early Learning sector. Educators can work together to drive passion, ignite inspiration and wildly encourage each other… through the simple […]

May

What on earth is a Schema?

Educator’s who know the secret of Schemas are on to something big. They can observe a child at play and notice a pattern where others may just see the behaviour (behaviour that on the surface, ermmm, may not always be great). Because these knowledgable Educator’s can recognise certain patterns, they’re then able to see opportunities […]

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

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 […]