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"Learning Notes" - A useful alternative to doing Learning Stories

Ken Blaiklock presentingBy Arwen Hann
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In most early childhood education (ECE) settings children’s learning is assessed using the Learning Story technique. 

However there has been criticism of this form of assessment with some people arguing it does not give an adequate picture of a child’s development.

In contrast to Learning Stories, the Learning Note approach developed by Dr Ken Blaiklock may provide a more accurate description of an event and interpretation of the learning which took place and how it can be developed further.

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