Tag: eylf

Nov

A collaboration with heart ~ Kinderloop & The Empowered Educator

Our mantra here at Kinderloop is ‘empowering early years educators, worldwide’. We truly value the passion, patience and hardwork educators & teachers provide to the youngest members of society. Kinderloop was created to make the lives of educators easier, so they could concentrate on the important stuff – like building relationships with children. If you […]

Oct

Halloween – embrace or disgrace?

Only a few decades back, Halloween was known as a much-loved North American tradition, but was it celebrated in Australia…? Heck, no! In fact, trick-or-treating was somewhat frowned upon as “just for American children”. Fast forward twenty years, and whether it’s the influence of pop culture and easy access to the Disney channel, or whether […]

Mar

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, […]

Sep

Meet Kinderloop’s new Custom Planning Feature

You may have noticed that your planning area looks a little different from a few days ago. Kinderloop has listened to your requests and have been frantically working behind the scenes to present to you our new Custom Planning feature!  What is Custom Planning?  At Kinderloop HQ, through feedback received from different service providers and […]

Jul

How to Capture Meaningful Moments Through Photos

Educators could easily be likened to superheroes! Each day they take on a multitude of different roles, which can make for an exhausting list of things to do. On this important list of jobs is ‘photographer’ Educators often use photographs to capture a child’s learning throughout the day or to document specific learning throughout the year. […]

Jul

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 […]

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 […]