Welcome to Sensory StationsPresentation Transcript
D O M A I N A N D A S S E S S M E N T –R I C H , P O R T A B L E A N D P O T E N T I A L L YP E R M A N E N T !N O T T O M E N T I O N L O A D S O F P L A YP O T E N T I A L F U N ! !Welcome to Sensory Stations!
Learning IntentionsPosition sensory learning as valuable in the K Programmeplanning process by: Briefly taking an overview of theoretical background. Examining Sensory learning through the Domains oflearning. Linking DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAINS, LEARNINGAREAS and BIG IDEAS or INTENDED OUTCOMES andsensory play experiences. Exploring ideas for sensory stations . Co-planning and then SHARING ideas for future sensorystations for YOUR classroom!
What’s the Value in Sensory Learning?Start with an example:How do children learn their colours?What senses do we rely on to teach‘colour’?
What Domains does Sensory Learning Address?SocialPhysicalEmotionalCognitiveLanguage
Linking it all TogetherAreas of Learning DevelopmentalDomainsINTENDEDOUTCOMES or BIGIDEASPersonal and Social Development Social, Emotional Children are connected to othersand contribute to their worldLanguage Language/Emotional/CognitiveChildren are effectivecommunicators. Children have astrong sense of identity and wellbeing.Mathematics Language/Cognitive Young children have a conceptualunderstanding of mathematicsand of mathematical reasoningand thinkingScience and Technology Cognitive Children are curious and connectprior knowledge to new contextsin order to understand the worldaround themHealth and Physical Activity Physical Children make healthy choicesand develop physical skills.The Arts Language/Emotional/Cognitive/PhysicalYoung children have an innateopenness to artistic activities.
Choosing Materials for Sensory LearningRationale or Purpose ofMaterialsPossibleObservationPoints andStrategiesMotivation and Responsei.e. an experience, abook, a developmentalneed, an observation
What Might it Look like?
Opportunities for AssessmentObservationsProducts Conversations
Go for It! Sense it out!
Consolidating Questions? Observations? Thoughts? Digital catalogue of ideas will be sent to you.