Sample Lessons and Resources

Talking Floor Books

This narrated video highlights a form of documentation developed by Claire Warden of Mindstretchers ™, Perthshire, Scotland. The concept of the talking floor books was developed by Claire Warden. This video discusses how they are applicable to documentation of children’s learning and planning in collaboration with children.

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Curriculum Approaches and Pedagogies

Curriculum Approaches and Pedagogies is also a narrated video and one of a series of tutorials for Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership that I developed and is taught in both the undergraduate and masters courses as part of the Early Childhood program at UWS.

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Documenting Learning Programs and Environments

Documenting Learning Programs and Environments is a PDF of a Powerpoint presentation and one of series of tutorial sessions for Learning Environments – an undergraduate subject in the UWS Bachelor of Arts Pathway to Teaching Birth to 12 Years program.

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Learning Environments Week 6 iBook

Place-Based Pedagogies and Sustainability Learning is also part of the Learning Environments course. This is a PDF version of the iBook. A live link to the iBook is included below. The iBook contains photo galleries, pop-ups, movies and song files.

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Click here to download a copy of the above iBook from my Google Drive. Please be patient. This file is nearly 200MB and will take a few minutes to download.

Educators in Chile creating images of the child in community and family context using

modelling wax on perspex

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3D Collage Representations of Important Elements of Place for Children

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