Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Documenting Planning, Plan Ahead and more!

Taking time out to plan. Whether you have 5 families or 50 families, taking the time to plan ahead can help you to channel your energy into the right direction and make sure the work gets done.

from Technology Rich Inquiry Based Research

Announcing the Canadian Opening of the Exhibit Cultivate the Scientist in Every Child: The Philosophy of Frances and David Hawkins: An Interview with Dr. Ellen Hall

Messing About is a concept introduced by David Hawkins. It refers to the three-phases of exploring a material, idea, or situation ... Phase Ο : a time for unstructured, open-ended play while teachers observe the children’s work Phase Δ : a time for differentiating work by identifying and pursuing multiple possibilities based on observations Phase ☐: a time for unpacking and verbalizing theories that have developed through discussion among children and teachers

Under 3 Roofs: How do we honor children's hard work? "We might honor it in the moment by observing it, commenting on it, and supporting it." "We might honor it later by taking time to reflect on what we observed." "We might honor it through documentation."


kids connect on

Sharing daily discoveries with our families and followers at Beyond 4walls @FynesKs (our class account)

Keeping track of work for students without desks...may be easier than binders?

How I've grown folder for Open House - Include pictures, reading levels, and work samples from beginning and end of year. Other great ideas for open house on this blog

child interviews for parents to read // transforming our learning environment into a space of possibilities.

Family Tree for Classroom... Good way to build a sense of classroom community by having each child fill out a piece of the tree.

Documenting children's work - video

Children building their own theories and sometimes a community theory-Marla McLean-WONDERFUL WORK:-)