Being social and co-constructed. Children and educators work together to identify ways of learning and understanding through sustained shared thinking and action.
"Social interaction and collaborative activity among children in class can provide valuable, complementary and distinctive opportunities for learning and conceptual development".
To find out more read the Age-appropriate pedagogies for the early years of schooling: Foundation paper pdf version 1.3M - word version. 88K
This page was last reviewed on 20 Jul 2016
Read the Teacher and child behaviours unpacked to focus on behaviours that may be observable in classroom practice. PDF version 216K
Use the Questions to support teacher reflection to assist in embedding the characteristics of age-appropriate pedagogies into planning and practice. PDF version 491K
Use the Examples of practice to see how one teacher aligned curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in her Prep classroom.