Early child learning

Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care

Module One Readings:

Curtis, D. & Carter, M. (2014). Designs for Living and Learning (Chapter 3, pp. 59-87). St Paul, MN:   Redleaf Press.

Fleer, M. (2003). Early childhood education as an evolving “community of practice” or as lived “social reproduction”: Researching the ‘taken-for-granted’. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood 4(1), 64-79. Available at: http://methodenpool.uni-koeln.de/communities/viewpdf.pdf (Links to an external site.)

Nolan, A. & Raban, B. (2015) Chapter 1: Theories and perspectives.In A.Nolan and B. Raban, Theories into Practice: Understanding and rethinking our work with young children, pp. 5-13. Retrieved from  http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/shop/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SUND606_sample.pdf (Links to an external site.)


Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework (2018). https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/canada/employment-social-development/programs/indigenous-early-learning/1352-IELCC_Report-EN.pdf


As you acquire new information about the children in your classroom (from the various significant people in their worlds, or through conversations with the children), how might you weave this information into the early childhood context?


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 In what ways could you learn about children’s different ‘communities of practice’?

few sentence or a paragraph for this question, just some thoughts