All posts by Catherine Beckingham

Catherine Beckingham is an Early Childhood Teacher at a community kindergarten in Melbourne. She completed a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) with Swinburne University, and is a member of the Golden Key Honours Society. Recognising the importance of partnerships with families, Catherine regularly writes critical reflections in an endeavour to support and inform the families of children in her centre. Catherine is especially passionate about nature-based education, and music education.

2020—the year that wasn’t…

Has 2020 had an impact on children’s learning? Catherine Beckingham, an early childhood teacher from Melbourne talks about the interruption of children’s learning this year, what they’ve learned from spending time at home and what’s next. Catherine also mentions early childhood learning theories by Vygotsky and Bronfenbrenner, specifically broad learning such as social and cultural. Many parents […]

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