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EARLY LEARNING CENTRE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Student Name: Julia Longo Date: September 15, 2017 Age Group: Kindergarten

Purpose: Purpose:

Reason for In this second week of school the kindergarten students have started
developing learning learning numbers and how to identify them. The kindergarten teacher
experience. This is beginning to teach the children how to both represent and try and
could be in response spell each number. With that being said, we decided it would be best
to an observation, to conduct a read aloud with a book on numbers during the day. This
discussion with the book will help the children better identify their numbers and be able
site supervisor, to represent the numbers by holding up their fingers.
Ontario Curriculum
Objective, etc.

Observation

- Document what
you saw and
heard
- Document non-
verbal
communication
(i.e., body
language, facial
expressions and
voice tone)
- Document in
detail: who, what,
where, and when
- Documentation
should be written
in past tense,
objective, and in
anecdotal format
OR
Learning Experience Objectives:

What are you 1. Children will improve their counting skills (4.12) through counting
planning in response the number of buttons Pete has on his shirt on each page in the story
to your purpose?
2. Children will enhance their learning on representing numbers (4.13)
- Label your by recognizing the numbers on the page and using their fingers to
experience (e.g. represent each of the numbers shown
Painting with
cars). 3. Children will improve their cooperating (1.6) skills by taking part in
- What are your 3 the read aloud activity and by allowing others to speak during the
objectives for this group time
experience? (i.e.
What interests Who is involved?
are you
extending? What 14 students
strengths and Teacher
opportunities for
growth are you Where will this experience take place?
enhancing/suppor
ting?) This activity will take place on the carpet where the students usually
Please Note: You gather for circle time both in the morning and the afternoon.
should refer to
Materials:
appropriate
pedagogy to Pete the Cat and his 4 groovy buttons
support your
discussion around Implementation:
strengths and
1. All the students will be invited to the carpet for circle time
opportunities for
2. I will begin by asking the students what they have been
growth (e.g. ELECT,
learning recently
How Does Learning
3. I will have the students identify the numbers they know and
Happen, Ontario
have them show me using their fingers the different numbers I
FDK Curriculum,
call out
etc).
4. I will then tell them I have a special story for them all about
numbers
5. As I read the story I will ask the children questions regarding
Describe the what they see in the story
experience:
- Who will be Teaching Strategies:
involved in the
experience? 1. Invitations: Inviting children motivates them to want to learn
- Where will the and to want and come and see what is going on. Inviting the
experience take children to the carpet for circle time will allow them all to get
place? (e.g. settled and be prepared to listen to the story. Once all the
Indoors or
children are settled the read aloud will begin.
outdoors? In the
dramatic centre,
the creative table, 2. Questions: Questions are a basic tool used to help establish if
etc). the children understand the activity. I will read the story and
- List the materials as I do so, I will as the children questions like how many
and resources you buttons are on Petes shirt? or using your fingers can you
will use show me the number 5? or can you tell me what number
- Describe the
comes after 4? These questions will allow the children to
implementation
of the experience, critically think about the topics and better understand their
with a step by numbers.
step description
- List and describe
2 teaching
strategies. How
will you use
them? Why have
you chosen these
strategies?
Reflection:

- What went well?


Provide examples
for how you know
it went well.
- What didnt go
well? Provide
examples for how
you know it didnt
go well.
- What did you
learn?
- What might you
do differently
next time you
implement this
same experience
and why?
- Did you have to
make any
adaptations or
modifications? If
so, what were
they?
- What type of
experience might
you plan to
extend on this
one?
Field Supervisor Feedback:

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