Before you can take any observations of a child, you should determine what your final product should help you learn. This resource can help you with that, providing 10 tips to make your observations even more effective.
- Before observation: take some time before doing your observation to set objectives and determine the best approach. The extra work will certainly pay off!
- During observation: User your observation time wisely by focusing on taking objective and detailed notes that encompass the activity at hand.
- After observation: Now it’s time to reflect upon what you’ve learned during observation and use those lessons to improve your practice.