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<br>Relate learning to practice
As we come to the final parts of the course, we’d like you to spend some time gathering your thoughts about what you’ve learned about your focus child from your sensitive and careful observations of and interactions with them. What have you learned, specifically, about:
At the beginning of the course, you wrote a list of what you already knew about this child.
What theories and approaches do you currently draw on for your infant and toddler pedagogy and practice? Have you explored the Pikler/RIETM approach or examined other cultural lenses for teaching and learning in your centre? How have these enriched and expanded practice? Do you see potential for expanding the range of theories and philosophical approaches you use?
You might like to watch a webinar with Dr Jacoba Matapo, Dr Salā Faasaulala Tagoilelagi-Leota, and Dr Tafili Utumapu-McBride, about Samoan philosophies of infant and toddler care.