Walker Learning Approach Making Links- Laura Kimber

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WALKER LEARNING APPROACH
Making Links- Laura Kimber
Observations / Reporting- Kelly Donald
HOW DO WE LINK LITERACY AND
NUMERACY TO INVESTIGATIONS?
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Tuning in and
Reflection- learning
objectives, focus
children, reporter
and freebies
HOW DO WE LINK LITERACY AND
NUMERACY TO INVESTIGATIONS?
Statement of Intent (SOI) – planning your
environment around the skills needed
 Provocations and opportunities for writing at
every centre
 Print rich environment
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LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND LITERACY
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND LITERACY
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND LITERACY
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND LITERACY
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND
MATHEMATICS
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND
MATHEMATICS
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND
MATHEMATICS
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND SCIENCE
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND SCIENCE
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND SCIENCE
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND SCIENCE
LINKING INVESTIGATIONS AND MUSIC
OBSERVATIONS/ KEEPING RECORDS
OBSERVATIONS/ KEEPING RECORDS
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Daily record sheet
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Identify gaps
Observation book with tabs
 Post-its
 Photographs
 Add to individual record later
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Keep this digital as it is easier to add to
OBSERVATIONS/ KEEPING RECORDS
Individual
names / groups
Investigation
Ideas for
extention/scaff
olding
Additional
resources
Jo
Blocks
Cars mat
carwash photos
Photos boxes
Bec
Home corner
Writing shopping Move to shop
lists
• Easy to see children who have slipped through
ADULT HELP DURING INVESTIGATIONS
Adult help at a busy or
sewing/cooking area leaves
you available for
concentrating on your focus
children, reporter,
photographer
OBSERVATIONS/ KEEPING RECORDS
Individual record
Child’s name:
Date of birth:
Development
Social
Emotional
Cognitive
Language
Physical
Developmental objective
Key learning areas
Literacy observation
Literacy goal
Numeracy observation
Numeracy goal
Key framework outcomes
Specific interests/topics
Additional information
Parent comment
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