Gowrie Australia Publication
An article written by Niki reviewing three methods of documentation that together allow for a high quality assessment tool.
Claire Warden's Talking and Thinking Floorbooks form the basis of a child friendly detailed documentation which can also be used to inform and create Reggio inspired wall displays as well as the individual Learning Stories.
The Decline in Outdoor Play in Australia
The research shows that there has been a dramatic shift in childhood activity from outdoor play to indoor activity in the space of one generation.
␣␣ 73% of respondents played outdoors more often than indoors when they were young compared to only 13% of their children
␣␣ 72% of respondents played outside every day as kids compared to only 35% of their children
␣␣ 1 in 10 children today play outside once a week or less.