Pedagogical Documentation In Early Childhood

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Pedagogical documentation is an ongoing process for educators to facilitate, grow and improve the children’s development. It is including a few steps of collecting data, analyses data, reflect on how children’s learning takes place, plan to enhance their learning and take into account of the relevant learning theory. Pedagogical document is a tool to explore children’s everyday experiences and make it visible about the nature of the learning process to other child, teacher and adult (Fleet, 2011). The practitioner believes that the philosophy play is an important tool to facilitate children’s development. Play offers opportunities for children to participate in a group to learn different social skills such as sharing, turn taking, negotiating…show more content…
She shows signs of having lower confidence in herself such as she shivers if she has been asked to answer any question during lesson. The practitioner found that most of the time Lily seems like not feeling secure or she is nervous and she will put her fingers into her mouth. Furthermore, Lily always does not request to go to washroom until she shiver or shout when she cannot control and urinates in the classroom. According to Early years foundation framework (EYFS) (Palaiologou, 2010), personal, social and emotional development (PSED) of children have significant impact on their well-being. It involves developing a relationship and self-confidence. Practitioner concerns Lily’s situation and speaks very softly but she seems to have less eye contact with the others during any conversation. She also seemed to be very withdrawn not actively socializing with other…show more content…
The practitioner planed an activity which highly emphasizing on play such as play dough session (refer to appendix 4). In the activity, children were asked to pair with their peers and mold things collaboratively using the play dough. Throughout the play dough session, there were interactions between Lily and her partner. Practitioner pursues play as a tool to support Lily and her development of personal, social and emotional development. The results in Appendix 5 show that Lily initiates and starts the conversation with her partner. She has also improved her confidence level through making a flower out of the dough successfully. Adults play a vital role in children’s learning. The practitioner praised Lily which enable her to develop a feel of pride and the sense of achievement. Lily experienced internal rewards such as praises, satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment which reinforce her to change of her behavior. Bandura (1965) depicts that it is inherent
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