Observing Children

Do you want to get to know your students on a deeper level?

Do you want to make more intentional decisions based on evidence and not your gut feelings?

Do you want to improve how you respond to children to make their experiences richer in your space?

Do you want better guidance when developing instructional plans?

Do you wonder how you might adjust your physical learning environment to better suit the children’s needs and interests?

Do you want to be more intentional in your programmatic changes in your classroom or child care center?
Do you want to be more thoughtful in developing your own professional development goals or plans this year?

Guess what free tool helps to develop each of those goals you might have? You guessed it 

We’re going to slow down and talk about observation. So join us, grab a clipboard, and settle in.

There’s more to observing students just to discover or confirm what they know, can do, or understand!

3 tips to step up your observation writing skills!

Our series about best practices with observing young children continues!

If you stick with these tips, not only will your observational skills and analysis strengthen over time, but your interpretations will improve and aid in how you choose to respond to children in the moment!

One reason experienced practitioners better know what to do in the moment is because they’ve spent so much time carefully watching children and other experienced practitioners in action!