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Posts Tagged early childhood

  • Webinar Event: Oral Narrative Skills

    Narrative language is an important aspect of early oral language development. Narrative or story telling allows students to orally discuss their thoughts and experiences while developing an understanding of higher-level language and theory of mind (knowing that others can think and feel differently). The ability to produce spoken narratives…

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  • Webinar Event: Integrating Gross Motor Skills in the Classroom

    Gross motor skills are fundamental to childhood development as they underpin functional activities, play and social interactions. Therefore, any difficulties with these specific motor skills can have impacts across a range of areas in the classroom. This webinar will explore motor skill development and recommend specific strategies to support…

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  • Webinar Event: Reducing Barriers to Understanding Classroom Directions in the Kindy Classroom

    Early Childhood Educator Series:   SALDA’s Education Support Services team is hosting a professional development series for Early Childhood Educators! Our first event will be: Reducing Barriers to Understanding Classroom Directions   Over the course of the evening our speech language pathologist and psychologist will present information on supporting…

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We love what we do and show this through our enthusiasm, energy and positive mindset.


We have high expectations of ourselves and each other, and continually strive to be better tomorrow than we were today.


We accept responsibility, do what is expected of us and are answerable to each other.


We are friendly, generous and considerate in everything we do.


We deliberately enable others, develop their agency and voice, and are committed to their success.


We show through our everyday actions that we value others as unique individuals, entitled to our high regard and dignity; honouring their difference and contribution.

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