This NAEYC article by Hilary Seitz looks at documentation in early childhood including how, why and where to document noting "Often the documentation provides insights into children's thinking and helps drive the future curriculum" (p. 92)
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This article is a position paper where Margrain (2009) outlines the "nature of learning stories as a narrative assessment approach, and to consider how the strengths of this approach may be useful for young gifted learners in New Zealand" (p. 1).
Tags: learning stories, learning stories, documentation, gifted children
This article provides a great starting point for a team discussion on what a reflective teacher does. It offers a wonderful model of a learning story and a some good reflective questions and a process to use to dig deeper around children's learning.