Tag: parent communication

Nov

Mobile Device Management in Early Learning

A huge thanks to our friends over at Crunch IT for their inspired insight into this growing topic. The benefits of tablet adoption in the world of Early Learning are many. Immediate access to all important information, enhanced learning experience, tracking of children’s progress and ensuring adhesion to the plethora of government regulations involved. However […]

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

NQF & EYLF exceeding assessment feedback )

Another fantastic story from Carabella Early Learning, who, after only using Kinderloop for 2 months have just been assessed as exceeding in all quality areas and every standard!! Well done guys… We had only been using kinderloop for 2 months and our assessor was very interested in the way it works. She particularly liked 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 […]

Oct

How to Exceed in the NQS using Kinderloop

This wonderful story helps explain how you too can gain exceeding in the NQS assessment using Kinderloop. My name is Amanda and I am the Director of Bulli Community Preschool. I have been Directing for 2 and a half years. Prior to this I have had 8 years experience as an Early Childhood Teacher and […]

Jun

How to activate and use Voice Dictation via the iPad and iPhone onscreen keyboard

The onscreen keyboard on the iPhone 4S and iPad (3rd Generation) has a new feature, Voice Dictation. This will provide speech recognition capabilities integrated right there via the keyboard. To activate this feature open the Settings app on the iPad or iPhone, select “General’, then select “Keyboards”. Here is a screen shot from the iPad. […]

Mar

Our partnership with Early Start – A first for Australia, a model for the world

We cannot contain our excitement in being named one of two special partners in the exciting, world first, Early Start program! Early Start is the most exciting academic and community engagement project that is currently taking place in Australia. From the simple premise, “every child deserves the best possible start to life” we are developing […]

Mar

A world first for Kinderloop and Big fat Smile

Call of the Wild The word ‘Antarctica’ is not easy for a four-year-old to pronounce, but every single child at Barrack Heights Preschool in Shellharbour can say it! Thanks to Kinderloop, the preschoolers went on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Antarctica from the comfort of their Illawarra classroom. Ingrid Maack from Rattler magazine reports. Did you […]

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 […]