Teachers Document Observation

Submitted by lgreen on
Video Description
In the following video clip, two teachers sit together, discuss and document their observations of infants and toddlers in their care.
Video Type
Child care

Below are some sample questions related to the video clip and the value of documenting observations of individual children. It may be helpful to watch the video more than one time.


What did you observe about the two teachers in the video?

How did the two teachers work together to document their observations?

What were some ways in which the teachers encouraged each other to say more about their observations?

What are some of the examples of the observations the teachers made of individual children during the day?

After watching this video, what comes to mind for you about the importance of documenting observations of individual children?

In what ways might observations about individual children be useful to you as a teacher?

Is there a specific experience you’ve had that relates in some way to this scenario? If so, what was the experience and how does it relate?