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Don't 'ghost' on a date: Ghostbot is the app that'll break things off for you

A new app will detect incoming texts from a person you’re hoping to cease all communication with and send unenthusiatic automated responses<p>Rejecting unwanted suitors over text is an awkward challenge for a generation of online daters. So why not outsource the thorny interaction to a robot?<p>Ghostbot …

Outsourcing

So, tell me about envelopment and enclosure.

Enclosure is all about 'insideness'. For example children may like to wrap things, cover things, fill empty space or enclose something or …

Okay, so what is a schema?

A schema is simply a pattern of behaviour. When you watch children's natural actions and investigations you notice that their behaviour is not …

Lets all TRANSPORT!

Transporting Water <br>from one end of the garden to the other end.Children transfer objects from one place to another often using trundle trolleys, …

Connecting Schema

A connection schema is all about connecting things together. It does not necessarily need to link or interconnect either like a train track. Children …

Heaping and Scattering? What could that possibly be?

When children follow a fascination in scattering they enjoy placing objects into a pile or scattering them into space for example they may tip all …

Infected!

Like most people when first introduced to the concept of children following schemas; I was sceptic. My first thoughts being...'R<i>eally! Do</i> children</i> …

Containment!!!!!!!

A child who is fascinated with putting one thing inside another could be following a containment schema.<br>This girl uses the marked enclosures to place …

Good Gracious me! Did you say, On Top!

'Harry and Georgia are throwing small, plastic balls onto the roof of the lean-to and giggling as the balls roll to the edge and fall back down,' …

Going through or round a boundary

Going through a boundary schema - causing oneself or some material to go through a boundary and emerge at the other side, (Arnold 2010)<br>A child …

Thanet Early Years Project Schema Vision

In adopting a schema approach to children's learning and development our nurseries and creches will achieve:<br>• Enriched observations where practitioners …

Staff Training Week 6th - 10th June 2011!

During the TEYP staff training week Mandy and I delivered the schema training to 78 participants in two parts.<br>Part 1) Spotting and Identifing 10 …

Potential Learning and Development Opportunities through Schematic Exploration

• problem solving<br>• spatial awareness<br>• shape and measure<br>• speed and distance<br>• volume and capacity<br>• size, weight and length<br>• quantity - more, fewer and the same as, …

An Article from Nursery World

Stella Louis, 02 March 2011, 12:00am And Jean Piaget (1962) described schemas as 'cognitive structures'. Children learn to do an action, which they …

Planning for Schemas

When practitioners observe repeated patterns of behaviour in young children's play and exploration, they can use this information to identify what …

Leading for Differentiation

This image just won't leave me.<p>Imagine a teacher and his/her students on one side of the bridge. Think of the canyon as all that must be learned this …