Children begin developing their social-emotional skills during early childhood.
With the flexibility of the KidsMatter Early Childhood Framework, you can focus your engagement with the professional learning topics where best suits your context.
What is self regulation about and why is it important? Let's consider ways we can support and develop self regulation skills in children and ourselves.
Play is important for learning—identify with us what play is and how it links to emergent curriculum, intentional teaching and great outcomes for children.
You are invited to the KidsMatter Early Childhood webinar: You won't let me be good ... The impacts of educator interactions on children's behaviour. Presented by our very own Judy Kynaston and Sara Richardson.
We have had a great response to our webinar on August 26, 2014 'You won't let me be good ... the impacts of educator interactions on children's behaviour'.
The final eBook in the Connections with the National Quality Framework series has arrived.
This eBook, combined with its 3 companions, will assist making mental health and wellbeing of children and the early childhood community integral in everything you do.
2 more eBooks have been added to KidsMatter's Connections with the National Quality Framework eBook series.
There are now 3 titles available:
Act-Belong-Commit is a mental health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing.
Child Australia is hosting a conference November 15, 2014 called Understanding Behaviour―Learning to respond. Registerations are open now.
Sara has come across some interesting research from the Fraser Mustard Centre highlighting that in South Australia 90% of boys at school entry have some degree of compromised development ... and its not just in the areas we would usually assume and target.
Find out what's on in South Australia during Mental Health Week, 2014. Let Sara know of any you are going to ... you might see you there!