Daycare Observation Report Essay

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An Observation Report
At
Kids Learning Centre

In Partial fulfillment of the course
Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education

Presented to the faculty of
Penn Foster

Submitted by:
Johnalyn Toms

July 24, 2012

The Kids Learning Centre is a privately-owned day care facility and non-formal educational institution for children up to 12 years old. It is located at the heart of the City of Downtown, just behind The Business Building, a convenient place where parents and guardians can drop off their children safely. It operates from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM daily, and closes only during major holidays.
Like other day care facilities, The Kids Learning Centre strives to provide the best in child care. As part of their program to
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Ms. Darlene is in her senior high school and she just started a couple of months ago. The children are very comfortable and love to play with her. * Pre-K Assistant Teacher. Ms. Julia has been in the academe for twelve years, and has been working in daycare for two years. As a day care worker, she is very warm and friendly with the children. She is very patient and always encourages the kids to always be nice to each other.

One particular teacher I observed to be the most effective is Nita – the Pre-K teacher. Her class is so structured – she follows her daily schedule, she is very warm and friendly when parents drop off her/his child. She supervises her class very well. Even when she is talking to an adult, she is still able to hear and see what’s going on in her class. She uses the reward system to encourage children to participate in group activities. She always tells jokes and the children love it. She teaches various skills to her class, such as dancing, singing and storytelling, as well as some Spanish words. Two Instances that I’ve observed about Ms. Nita’s quality child care were: * when a child was hurt while playing outside; Ms Nita immediately and calmly attended to the child and talked in gentle manner. The other one who apparently hurt him was next to Ariana, watching as the teacher performs first aid. After Ms Nita was sure the Ariana was fine, she talked to both Ariana

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