We couldn't wait to have more fun with our campers!
This summer we attended the University of Tennessee's Early Learning Institute Conference. The conference centered around the ideology of taking children outdoors to experience nature. It was especially centered on the research of Claire Warden and her Floorbook Approach. A class's Floorbook, or in our case a camp's Floorbook, is a tool for documentation in which both the teacher and the students actively participate in its creation....
It's Monday which means the start of a new camp! We were so excited for our friends to arrive at our studio! This week we will explore a variety of sciences and scientists!
We spent our beginning moments coming together. After introducing ourselves we discussed different kinds of scientists and what they study.
Our friends could either draw or write their responses - or have one of us write it for them. We collected our ideas from our brainstorming session in our Floor Book. Throughout the week, we will be adding to our...