The videos in Observation: A Window into Children’s Thinking and the accompanying Facilitators’ Guide are intended to answer many questions asked by educators about the observation of children in the Kindergarten context. The videos will help you as an educator to frame and extend your thinking, and will provide further information for you to consider as you explore observation and its impact on you and your children. Use the Facilitators’ Guide to support your viewing.

Released: April 22, 2014
Videos: 11

Observation: A Window into Children’s Thinking
Importance of Observation
Co-Creating the Learning Environment
Self-regulation and Empowering Children as Learners
Authentic Learning
Individual Student Needs
The Importance of Observing Each Child as an Individual
Observation Strategies and Tools
Observing Together
Parent Engagement and Communication
Conclusion to Observation