Inspired EC

Talking & Thinking Floorbooks TM - Session 2 ACT

Session 2 of 2.

The course will include the motivational strategies developed by Claire Warden, International Educational Consultant, to promote effective communication and the recording of this through a variety of holistic approaches including the use of Talking and Thinking Floorbooks™ which are being acknowledged as effective recording and evidencing tools for young children’s learning and experiences.

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Description

This inspirational training course examines the place of consultation in the early years and how it can impact upon the planning process and educationalists’ practice. It is designed to look at the way we involve our children from birth planning their learning linked to the curriculum. The course will include the motivational strategies developed by Claire Warden, International Educational Consultant, to promote  effective communication and the recording of this through a variety of holistic approaches including the use of Talking and Thinking Floorbooks™ which are being acknowledged as effective recording and evidencing tools for young children’s learning and experiences. 

Learning outcomes:

At the completion of this training you will:

  • be aware of a range of child centred strategies to evidence and record the curriculum and regulations
  • be able to involve children from the age of birth to 12 in planning their learning linked to the curriculum
  • be able to encourage children to participate in the planning process, share their knowledge and communicate their ideas  
  • have the knowledge to create a document to share family and community involvement                                        
  • be able to create Individual Portfolios that accurately reflect the childs journey.

Session 1: will explore the Floorbooks framework and the different elements of the Floorbooks.  Delegates will turn existing documentation into a sample floor book page to practically explore the process. Wednesday 29th March 2017 6-9pm

Session 2: will revisit the Floorbook cycle and look at utilizing the Talking Tubs and 3D mind Mapping as strategies for consulting children. Tuesday 20th June 6-9pm

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