Lisa Macleod’s Play Project

Using A Virtual Classroom to put play at the heart of family learning. A Virtual Classroom This year especially schools have been exploring the best tools to communicate effectively with families.  The relationships formed between home and teacher are more important and more in unification than ever. To this end ‘Sharing the Ambition’ I feelContinue reading “Lisa Macleod’s Play Project”

Charlotte Bowes’ Play Project

Using Online Learning Journals to put play at the heart of family learning. Online Learning Journals One way that child-centred pedagogy is championed is through the use of keen observation. Observation of the child – emotions, words & actions – informs every aspect of my practice – spaces, interactions & experiences – to create anContinue reading “Charlotte Bowes’ Play Project”

Lisa McLaughlin’s Play Project

Pre Covid, Using family reading to put play at the heart of family learning. The Coorie-In Reading Initiative The Coorie in Family Reading initiative started in 2018 at Hermitage Park Primary School and has subsequently been adopted at my current school, Preston Street Primary. Whilst the ‘Coorie-in’ initiative encouraged reading for enjoyment, family learning, parentalContinue reading “Lisa McLaughlin’s Play Project”

Lyndsay Watson’s Play Project

Using Seesaw to put play at the heart of family learning. Seesaw Learning through play is central to life in Primary One. For my Professional enquiry project I have chosen to share the importance of play with families through my use of our online learning platform Seesaw. To do this I will use Seesaw toContinue reading “Lyndsay Watson’s Play Project”

Kathryn Collier’s Play Project

Using SWAY Newsletters to put play at the heart of family learning. SWAY Newsletters Relationships with our families is at the heart of our practice. Measures in place to keep everyone safe and mitigate any risk of Covid-19 have created additional barriers for connecting with our families and we are keen to keep connecting toContinue reading “Kathryn Collier’s Play Project”

Anita Le Tissier’s Play Project

Using SWAY Newsletters to put play at the heart of family learning. SWAY Newsletters Early Years learning is one of the most magical spaces in education to work in, and when you have a deeper understanding of what happens when you are supporting children to learn through play, you really feel the impact of yourContinue reading “Anita Le Tissier’s Play Project”

Follow Up Focus Group Results

The Findings from the Staff & Family Focus Groups Please find below a record of the conversations that took place for the Staff & Family focus groups. You can read more about the design of the focus group, format & content, on the previous blog post here. I thoroughly enjoyed leading both a family andContinue reading “Follow Up Focus Group Results”

Holly Whitehead’s Play Project

Using an Learning Journals to put play at the heart of family learning. Online Learning Journals From the survey feedback, something which was coming up a lot was communication which we reflected on to improve. From looking at this, I’ve decided to implement this  into my professional enquiry project. Part of my project which IContinue reading “Holly Whitehead’s Play Project”

Sarah Shakleton & Kirsten Rennie’s Play Project

Using a combination of online platforms to put play at the heart of family learning. Online Platforms Our aim is to continue to use online platforms to improve our parental engagement by supporting parents and families to interact with their child’s learning through play experiences at home. We plan to develop our use of aContinue reading “Sarah Shakleton & Kirsten Rennie’s Play Project”

Karen Taggart’s Play Project

Using interactive setting tours to put play at the heart of family learning. Interactive Setting Tours For my project I plan to inform our parents and carers of the importance of play using a virtual tour. I will use hyperlinks in images of our play spaces and provision to share our learning and record theContinue reading “Karen Taggart’s Play Project”