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  • Respect is in the detail

    In this video, Katherine Bussey discusses some of the ways she demonstrates respect for infants and toddlers in her daily practice. The accompanying reflective questions can be used, after viewing the video, as a tool to support you and/or your colleagues to reflect on Katherine's key messages. ...

    Tags: infants and toddlers, interactions, relationships

  • ECE Educate: Effective practices with infants and toddlers

    The ECE teaching and learning section of the Ministry of Education's website.

    Tags: infants and toddlers, effective practice, metacognition, relationships, the natural world, intentional teaching, image of the child

  • Dance as a metaphor for relationships

    Written by Justine Mason, CORE Education, May 2011 The metaphor of dance can be a great way to strengthen our thinking about the ways we participate in relationships with infants and toddlers. What are some of the words you use when you describe the ways you interact with infants and todd...

    Tags: infants and toddlers, relationships,

  • Young Children Develop in an Environment of Relationships

    This working paper looks at the importance of relationships for children's development including how these early relationships support later life development.   National Scientific Council on the Developing Child (2004). Young Children Develop in an Environment of Relationships: Worki...

    Tags: social competence, relationships

  • A parent's perspective

    Tessa Gray, CORE Education online facilitator, National Blended eLearning Programme My son Ashton goes to St Mary’s preschool in Mount Maunganui. It may be a little different from kindergarten, but he’ll be there till he goes to school none-the-less. Five things I love about my so...

    Tags: transitions, parents, relationships,

  • Interactions

    Through their interactions with children, educators have a key role in extending children's learning and development. This printable PDF provides information about interactions including the different types of interactions that support (or not) childrens relationships with adults and their peers ...

    Tags: social interactions, interactions, relationships, infants and toddlers, young children,

  • Collaborative Partnerships with Parents

    I was interested to read the National Quality Standard - Professional Learning Programme (NQS PLP) e-Newsletter.  Although this is an Australian newsletter - there are obviously many reasons for keeping up to date with what's happening on the other side of 'the ditch'.  In this newslett...

    Tags: relationships

  • Relationship-Shaping: Teacher consistency & implications for brain development

    Relationship-Shaping: Teacher consistency & implications for brain development This 2005 article explores brain research and the imoplications for working with infants and toddlers

    Tags: brain development, relationships, neuroscience, pedagogy, resilience,

  • Brain development of babies

    In this video Nathan Mikaere-Wallis discusses the importance of the first three years of life on the development of the human brain.

    Tags: brain development, relationships, attachment,

  • The science of early childhood development

    In this video Jack P Shonkoff M.D, the director of the Centre on the Developing Child at Harvard University provides insight into child development from neuroscience and behavioral research. In brief-the science of early childhood development    

    Tags: brain development, neuroscience, relationships, interactions,