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  • Transitions: Literature review

    Written by Keryn Davis, CORE Education, April 2011 Sally Peters' (2010) review of literature findings between 2004-09[1] may focus on successful transitions from ECE to school, but many of the key findings are also helpful for considering transitions into and within a service too. When cons...

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  • Are you a highly qualified, emotionally intelligent early childhood educator?

    This article considers emotionally intelligent teachers and environments noting that: "Successful early childhood educators need patience and the ability to observe children, behaviour, environments, colleagues and families and to use what they discover to create an environment that supports chi...

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  • Starting School: Effective Transitions

    In this article, Dockett and Perry share findings on effective transitions-to-school programmes.

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  • Nature based play

    This video uses images, and few words, to describe nature based play.

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  • Transitions to school: A Principles Approach - Anita Mortlock, Natalie Plowman, Ali Glasgow

    From the New Zealand Journal of Teacher's Work 2011.  With the onset of National Standards, early childhood teachers may feelincreasing pressure to adopt formal literacy and numeracy instruction methodsin order to prepare children for school. In terms of children’s preparation forscho...

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  • Change: Loss, opportunity and resilience

    In this recorded 10 minute representation, Prof. Sharon Danes of the University of Minnesota talks about how humans respond to change.  The presentation includes the stages of the grief cycle and change as opportunity.

    tag_names:subjects: social competence, transition, environment, leadership, pedagogy

  • Looking Forward, Looking Back: Still Stuck

    The uncertainty that exists for families of children attending early childhood education centres in the wake of the Christchurch earthquakes is presenting new challenges in terms of shifting services and starting school. This is the story of one ‘red-zoned’ family’s experience. ...

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  • Looking Forward, Looking Back: A Lost Treasure

    This video in the Looking Forward, Looking Back series tells the story of Portobelo Preschool, which operated out of the Cranmer Centre in Christchurch and never re-opened following the February 22nd earthquakes. Looking Forward, Looking Back: A Lost Treasure from EDtalks on Vimeo.

    Tags: environment, transition, Christchurch, dislocation

  • What I am scared of ..... starting school

    Beck Eleven from The Dominion Post recently wrote a feature about ordinary people facing extraordinary situations.  Included in this article was ashort piece from a child's perspective about starting school.    

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  • Starting School at Silverstream School: A video

    Check out this video made by the students at Silverstream School.  It is full of loads of advice for children who will be starting at the school.  What a great way to support transition to school.   How do your local schools support transition?  Are there any resources you ca...

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