Routines and rhythms
Reggio and Documentation
My quest this year was to create a more organised environment in my classroom. A space that allowed for natural expression through various forms of play as well as a space that was organised and wa…
Creative Area Ideas for Early Years
Excellent ways to provide an accessible creation station for children and lots of ways to vary art inside the classroom with a variety of materials.
Our Classroom Environment: Getting Set Up To Be The Third Teacher
Those who are familiar with the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education know the emphasis it puts on the physical environment of the classroom. The classroom is thought of as the third teacher, the first being the teacher and the second being their peers. I spent a lot of time thinking about the layout of my classroom and reflecting on how it worked out last year and how I could improve it. One thing that I remembered was that a lot of learning took place in our building and engineering areas…
Editable Number Posters
Update your number posters with the help of the little ones in your classroom! With kid-friendly fonts, large ten frame displays and real photographs capturing different skin tones, these 0-10 numeral posters are perfect to help your students build their number sense and to hang up on your walls for...
My Favorite Pre-K (and Kinder!) Room Arrangements: Photos, Diagrams, and More
I remember being a new teacher and waiting so anxiously to get into my new room! I tried to imagine what it would look like… the center areas, the little tables and chairs, the storage space,…
In de hoek: de bouwhoek | Klas van juf Linda
In een nieuwe blogserie ‘In de hoek’ deel ik mooie voorbeelden van hoeken. Een fijne manier om inspiratie op te doen voor je eigen hoek of thema. In deze blog deel ik de bouwhoek van Vivere Democratisch Onderwijs uit Rotterdam. Ingestuurd door staflid Karin de Man-Ram en ontworpen door Esmé Valk. Hoe is de hoek […]
Setting up the 3rd Teacher: A peek into Sidney's Classroom
“The environment should act as an aquarium which reflects the ideas, ethics, attitudes, and culture of the people who live in it. This is what we are working towards.” Loris Malaguzzi With the new school year fast approaching for many, setting up the classroom environment is one of the first steps in our preparation for the new school year. When we set the space to support and facilitate children’s interests - we set in motion the magic and wonder of the third teacher. Over the next few…