This blog is a place for early learning and care professionals to share their experiences in implementing the Early Learning for Every Child Today (ELECT)framework. Ce site est pour les professionnels dans le domaine des services de garde et d'apprentissage pour partager leurs expériences avec la mise en oeuvre du cadre d'apprentissage, L'apprentissage des jeunes enfants à la portée de tous dès aujourd'hui (AJEPTA).
At the Parenting and Family Literacy Centres, our intentional
programming focuses on highlighting and practicing the Guiding Principles as
well as the introduction and implementation of the vocabulary of ELECT.
We are fortunate to have the parents and primary caregivers
with us during the program, often for several hours at a time, allowing for
meaningful conversation in real time. We recognize that verbal exchanges work
best for our communities. Parents and caregivers are much more willing to
participate in the all aspects of the program if they feel they are a valued
We welcome many families from our communities including many
new Canadians and ESL families. We have found that too much posted text can be
overwhelming for all and have decided as a group to implement ELECT strategically
in the following ways:
photo albums placed within the classroom. This allows discussions between all
participants in all languages and direct conversation. It also allows for us to
compare and describe the continuum of development in the moment with the parent
or the caregiver. For example, “Do you remember when we took this picture she
would take a toy away from another child when she wanted to play with it, now
she asking for a turn. She is developing her social skills”.
walls that include a learning activity and some corresponding ELECT information.
ELECT booklet for participant use. We have included the introduction, the
guiding principles and the continuum of development to optimize viewing.
Stories on tables and inserted into our modified ELECT binders to illustrate an
during circle time allowing for explanation of skill indicators. For example,
after finishing a story, pose questions to challenge recall skills. Let the
adults know that this type of questioning increases memory capacity.
observations and engaging in verbal discussions throughout the day.
Note: this is a compilation of all PFLC site strategies.
Each facilitator determines how her site will implement ELECT based on the
needs of the community.
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