Tag: eylf

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

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 […]

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 […]

Feb

The changing face of child care – a UK perspective

Cause change and lead; accept change and survive; resist change and die. Ray Norda Change is a constant presence in all of our lives, but sometimes I feel in early years we have to deal with more change than most.  In England in the last five years we have seen the introduction of a whole new […]

Oct

Child care and social media, is there a risk?

Social media is changing the landscape of personal and professional risk.  Using blogs, social networking and personal websites to communicate is now common place. Much of the appeal with social media is the relative anonymity and the speed with which information can be shared. Users can impart their views on any subject to a worldwide […]

Sep

Child care providers, just what is best practice?

In an effort to understand how child care is evolving throughout the world, we asked our Superloopers what ‘Best Practice’ means to them. In the first of this series, we welcome an awesome response from Hannah Benitez-Moatt from England. Of course we encourage feedback from all child care providers, lets start a conversation… The quest […]