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Continuous Provision on Twitter!

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Tomorrow night (Tuesday 30th September) I will be  co-hosting #EYTalking on Twitter. It is a Twitter forum that happens every Tuesday from 8pm. My topic tomorrow is Continuous Provision and you can join in the fun by following my tweets @ABCDoes or search #EYTalking. You can make a comment or ask a question or share an idea. As I am a little …

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International Dot Day

alistair@abcdoes.com Child Initiated Learning, Creativity, Mark Making, Talk, Uncategorized 7 Comments

Have you ever heard of ‘International Dot Day’?  I hadn’t either, but I think we might have been missing out! Never fear – there is still time to find out more and join the party! Here is fellow blogger, teacher and tweeter Marc Faulder to tell you a bit more about International Dot Day and what he did with it… …

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Water Channelling Set Giveaway!

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Fancy a bit of outdoor water play? Well, TTS have given me a Water World Channelling Set to give away. This is what TTS say about it… Children will love playing with these open-ended water channels. This wonderfully versatile resource enables children to decide on the layout and configuration. The plastic towers can be arranged at different heights. Use with water, …

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New Assessment App Designed by Practitioners – take a look…

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Assessment App for Practitioners Designed by Practitioners I am always on the look out for new and effective ways of observing and assessing children that don’t involve reams and reams of paper work that are never used.  Jon came along to an ABC Does conference and was chatting to me at the break about an App that he had developed …

alistair@abcdoes.comNew Assessment App Designed by Practitioners – take a look…
Goodbye Australia

Goodbye Australia and HELLO England!

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Once I had said goodbye to Fee and the boys, I had one last thing to do before I jetted home, that was the 2 day Inspired EC Conference in Nelson Bay. The theme for the conference was ‘Unwrapping’.  Nelson Bay Inspired EC had invited 3 international speakers to deliver a keynote on the first day and a workshop on …

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Australia, you were ace (apart from the wifi)!

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I had intended to blog whilst on my trip, but unfortunately everywhere we stayed after the first week had really weak internet. This was fine for the odd email or Facebook post, but when it came to loading photos into a blog post…no chance! So, now that I am back in the UK wondering where the Summer went and determined …

alistair@abcdoes.comAustralia, you were ace (apart from the wifi)!