ECDA Awards 2017

Outstanding Early Childhood Innovation Award (Distinction)
The Caterpillar’s Cove Child Development and Study Centre, Jurong East


The Outstanding Early Childhood Innovation Award recognizes child-care centres and kindergartens which have natured a culture of innovation and implemented innovative practices to improve existing programmes, curriculum and pedagogical practices, processes or services.


Project

Strategies For Thinking: Fostering Toddler Inquiry through Provocations

Different materials were presented to children and they were encouraged to use their whole body to explore. Along the way, the teachers observe, facilitate and plan for further experience, including providing the same material in different form, adding supplementary material, facilitating interactions among peers, etc.

Creating and using representation to organize, record and communicate ideas and concepts
Using a variety of ways to problem-solve