🌱 Discover the Secret Language of Children’s Play Patterns! 🌱
The Educator's Quick Guide To Schema Play...
The new "Quick Guide To Schema For Educators" unravels the magic hidden in children's play. You’ll find out how to observe, document, and support these patterns to create engaging experiences that resonate with each child's unique way of learning.
If you've ever felt like you're just skimming the surface when it comes to understanding the value of children's play schemas or ‘patterns’, this guide will open up a whole new world of possibilities for your planning and assessment.
I've packed this digital resource with everything you need to understand & observe schema play :
In just minutes you'll discover how schemas provide an incredible window into learning and development and know how to:
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Whether you're new to schema theory or want to reignite your passion in this area, this guide will equip you with practical strategies.
Is this guide only useful for educators working with toddlers?
Not at all…and I’ll tell you why.
Schema play occurs through all age groups…
While schema behaviours are especially noticeable in toddlers, it might surprise you to know that it’s something we all do at some stage when we're navigating new experiences for the first time.
Ever found yourself assembling a flat-pack bookcase on intuition alone? Believe it or not, that's schema play in action—something you mastered as a child. You instinctively know where each piece fits, thanks to early years spent tinkering with Lego and crafting with tape and glue.
You've cracked the code of connections, so you don't need to spin around aimlessly or fiddle with door handles now as an adult to understand rotation.
But in your early learning environment, you'll notice children of all ages are still in the 'lab' phase. They twirl, fidget, and watch objects spin, trying to decode the world around them.
This constant experimentation might look like an obsession, but rest assured, it's a phase of intense learning that will soon evolve into mastery, just as it did for you.
So, it’s an important area of learning and perspective for all educators to understand no matter the age group you’re working with.
And with The Empowered Educator "Quick Guide To Schema For Educators," you’ll have the tools to guide children through these pivotal learning moments, no matter their age.
The guide equips you with easy templates for daily observation. Small tweaks to environments and invitations based on patterns noticed take just minutes.
This resource is part of the Empowered Educator’s ‘Keep It Simple & Meaningful’ approach to planning so it’s written in an easy-to-understand, jargon-free language that any educator can relate to, whether they're just starting or have years of experience.
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Nope! The guide purposely gives you budget-friendly ideas using everyday items.
It compiles schema knowledge into a simple, realistic, step by step approach with ready-to-go templates for busy educators who just want to know how to use the information in their specific early education setting.
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