In this webinar, held in August 2019, Dr Karyn Aspen and Linda Clarke from Massey University discuss their research into the teaching practices that support social-emotional competence of infants and toddlers. They provide practical strategies and advice for teachers on how to build intentional, responsive relationships in the contexts of play, routines, and in situations of toddlers’ peer conflicts.
Supporting the socio and emotional competence of infants and toddlers
by Linda Clarke
Tina Tacken, leader or the infant and toddler space at the AUT Childcare Centre, discusses how she balances Magda Gerber’s concept of respectful practice with the need to develop a rich language environment
Five questions designed to help you reflect on the infant and toddler curriculum in your ECE setting.
Veteran early childhood educator Jean Rockel answers key questions about primary caregiving for infants and toddlers.
Emma Quigan from Talking Matters talks about what they have learned from their research with mothers and their children about babies’ exposure to language.
Alison Sutton from Talking Matters talks to Vicki Hargraves about the importance of early language to lifelong learning.
A set of questions designed to help you reflect on how you interact with infants and toddlers
A set of ideas and strategies to help you develop your practice with infants and toddlers
A brief overview of assessment practices for ECE settings that are grounded in the principles of kaupapa Maori