To work with children in your setting to investigate how they feel about an aspect of your environme

Aim

To work with children in your setting to investigate how they feel about an aspect of your environment - perhaps the availability and use of technology or the resources available, for example.

Evidence and Reflection

Follow the link provided to the report: Steps to engaging young children in research:

http://www.bernardvanleer.org/steps-to-engaging-young-children-in-research

Identify, and the put into use, a research tool you could use with the children in your setting to gather their thoughts and feelings toward this aspect of the environment.

Reflect upon how the children are or are not able to express their opinions using this tool. Is this a useful way to gather children’s opinions?

Extension

Use the data gathered to plan future developments for this aspect of your environment.