Assessment is Integrative

Here at The Adventurous Child, we’ve been on a kick about assessment lately. Check this quote out: “Assessment is an integrative process…. Learning is personal, active, and genuine; discovery invites mastery and empowerment; delight feeds passion and a quest for … READ MORE

Flower Gardens

Having a flower garden will brighten up your play space and give something for the children to gather around.  The Adventurous Child’s Mini Gardens are great for this.  Choose a type of flower to go in each garden (they come … READ MORE

Assessment is Comprehensive

“Assessment is a comprehensive process. It can measure many aspects of learning…. Assessing only in one way or in one context does not tell us the whole story. We need to consider the many ways children learn and the many … READ MORE

What else is there to Learn about Healthy Eating in the Garden?

The next types of gardens that we will highlight are vegetable and fruit gardens.  In a previous blog post, Learn Healthy Eating in the Garden, we highlighted the benefits of giving children the tools to plant, grow and harvest nutritional … READ MORE

Assessment is Continuous

Kim Hughes and Dominic Gullo from Young Children magazine wrote about assessment: “Assessment is a continuous process. Ideally, assessment describes the progress of a child’s learning not just after a single test but over time. There is no beginning, middle, … READ MORE