Making Great Mistakes
Investigate our assumptions on Perfection
Explore the question of 'Do we always need to be right?'
Discuss how avoiding blame or responsibility restricts your creativity and progress
Find strategies to help turn mistakes into valuable learning opportunities
How can we teach children to learn from their mistakes and be resilient within the classroom? How do we allow ourselves to see our own mistakes as valuable learning opportunities?
Being an Early Childhood Educator can be a very stressful job and with all the policies, procedures, regulations and licensing requirements it is no wonder that we all sometimes make mistakes. If our own mistakes are seen as areas for personal growth rather than a circumstance to shame and blame, we can easily teach the children we care for by ‘doing’ and role modelling positive behaviour between ourselves and our coworkers.
The aim of this workshop is to get you thinking about your own personal development and how this significantly aids your ability to teach children these valuable ‘life lessons’
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