Models care, empathy and respect for children, educators and families

Supports children's efforts, assisting and encouraging as appropriate

Assists and supports children when they are having difficulty communicating or understanding each other

Models language that children can use to express their ideas and interests to negotiate roles with other children and achieve goals

Models effective communication including active listening and asking questions

Engage children in sustained conversation to extend learning

Demonstrates respect for a child's choice not to participate

Encourages children to persevere with challenges

Areas of strength

Areas in need of improvement

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.