Date(s) - 29/01/2019
9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Duration: 1 day
Dates and Time: Tuesday 29th January 2019 (9:15am - 4:00pm)
Lead Facilitators: Julie Fisher
Audience: Leaders, practitioners, teachers and support staff working in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
Bristol Standard Dimension links: 1, 2, 3, 7
Every day, early years practitioners engage in interactions with young children that have the potential to enhance their learning. However, such is the temptation to squeeze every teaching moment out of each interaction that practitioners often interrupt children’s thinking and consequently interfere with their learning. This course will examine the knowledge, timing and sensitivity necessary to interact effectively. Through the extensive use of DVD footage delegates will have the opportunity to explore the role of the practitioner in both adult-led and child-led situations, providing opportunities to reflect on how to tune in to children’s current thinking and how to respond in ways that are of benefit to learning and development.
Differing views of the child as a learner – affecting the way we view the role of the adult
Creating environments that stimulate thinking, talking and learning
Knowing the child well, their family and their communities – and how this enhances relationships and conversations
Tuning in to the child – in order to have the right starting place for supporting learning
Maintaining the learning momentum – how to follow children’s interests and use these as vehicles for learning
Questioning – how it can inhibit thinking – and what to do instead
Personal qualities and attributes – knowing ourselves, and what we need to know, in order to understand the relationships we make
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