How I keep track of kids progress. just a summary of what is in their portfolio but kept digitally so we always have a copy and know what we are working on and where a child is. The hard copy documents with story/artwork are contained in portfolio.
According to one study by psychologist Samuelson, allowing a child to engage in messy play, like throwing around food like porridge, jello and other messy food, allows them to gather sensory information and learn how different objects have a certain shape
Teachers – like children and everyone else – feel the need to grow in their competencies; they want to transform experiences into thoughts, thoughts into reflections, and reflections into new thoughts and new actions.