Tag: kinderloop

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apr

Programming time: eeeek!!

Ok, so you have your chunk of time off the floor to do your “programming”. What do I do? For most educators this time is precious and jam-packed with expectations! Depending on the centre, educators may have a focus group of children that is their responsibility to observe and program for, or may make a […]

Apr

The importance of simple, effective documentation in a child care setting

The impact that parental involvement has on our children’s learning is well documented by many different studies. It is now clear that children whose family actively support and involve themselves in their children’s education, achieve higher grades and have more positive outcomes, than children whose family do not positively engage with their children’s education. The […]

Mar

How to exceed in all 7 quality areas!

Last week was an amazing week for the Kinderloop family; 4 child care centres achieved ‘Exceeding’ in all 7 quality areas, a huge tick for Kinderloop. Below is a little excerpt from their story… We are a small service of only 3 educators who have worked collectively in Childcare and Education for 75 years. We […]

Nov

Is it me or is my internet connection slow?

It happens to most of us at some time or another. We try to logon to the internet or into our Kinderloop and it seems to take forever or we are uploading a file or photo and it simply times out. So why do our internet connections fluctuate so much during the day and across […]