Anecdote template II for observation 3 &4.
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Anecdote template II for observation 3 &4Child’s/Children’s Name/s:LydiaDate:September, 2017What is the context?Lydia in the tent experience and reaching thebook using her right handThe actions of the childAnalysis and assessmentsInterpretationLydia is trying to explore her ownabilities through the actions oftrying to reach over the text bookon the floor and trying to balanceherself in the tent under thewatch of her supporter and herfriend whom they are playingwith.As Lydia tries to reach the bookon the floor, her mother playscrucial role in ensuring that sheoffers her the support she needs.Lydia crawls on the floor and hermother i motivating her to reachover the book. From the videoexcerpt, it shows that the childseems motivated and upbeatseeing her mother besides hertrying to offer assistance to her.Her mother’s role has beencrucial in ensuring that shesupports the daughter to gainconfidence.Based on the viewed observation and thefacial expression, it is paramount to realizethat Lydia is motivated and joyful whileengaging in these activities. As childrenare facilitated with care and assistancethey tend to fully exploit their abilities to dothings and engage in various actionsrelating to learning process, (Horton &Wallander, 2001).The actions displayed by Lydia are basicevidence of play among children. Theparent who is her mother acts asinstrumental in the learning process,(Goteborg, 2008). With reference to schoolchildren they often express learning andplay. They express play actions throughjoyful activities which the two are conjoinedto run together and this has demonstratedbasic similarities, (Johansson, 2004).Play engagement among the children andthe ability to learn basic concepts is curialin the development of the child. Studieshave attributed this concept, according toLevin, (1996), it gives the children theopportunity to be in total control of and todevelop what they already know. Playingtogether with support systems such as themother allows Lydia to develop andexercise self control and to develop whatthey already know, which ensurescooperation and socialization among herpeers, (Committee, 2000).The observations illustrated from this twoscenarios, highlights major interpretationsbased on the Early Childhood Framework.In this framework, the following learningoutcomes can be illustrated from theobservations;Learning outcome 2; Children areconnected with and contribute to the ownworld2.1; Children developing sense ofbelonging – this is demonstrated by theactions of the child being able to workclosely and play with her peers in the playactivities2.2 Lydia shows respect to diversity whileplaying outside and jumping on thecoloured mat joyfully, this shows howchildren can blend well with theenvironment to facilitate learning outcomesLearning outcome 3:Children beingconnected with and contributing to theirown world.3.1 Children becoming strong in their socialwell being- this is demonstrated by Lydiathrough her ability to play well with hercolleague in the tent and jumping happilyas her teacher watches and encouragesher3.2 Children increasing their ownresponsibility of well being- this isdemonstrated by her ability to climbthrough the stairs through the help of herhands without any support.Learning outcome 4: Children beingconfident and involved learners4.1 Children developing disposition oflearning process- in this way it isdemonstrated by the ability of Lydia to beable to learn various aspects of play andlearning how to crawl and climbing stairsand jumping around. This enhancesaspects of curiosity and flexibility to learn.References