xiii Contents ChaptEr 8 Exploring intrapersonal dimensions 189 What do we mean? 190 Stories and examples from the classroom 191 Implications 192 Creating connections 193 The importance of being alone 194 Time and space to reflect 195 Relaxation and massage 197 Aesthetics 200 Cultural richness 200 Being inclusive 201 Image of the child 202 Reflections, challenges and wonderings 203 Putting it together 204 Connecting dimensions 204 Creating new experiences and ideas 205 Taking care of yourself 206 ChaptEr 9 programming, planning, Evaluation and documentation 209 Ideas that work 210 Observation and then what? 210 Materials that support 219 Keeping clear of boxes 219 Write it once 222 Sharing with parents 225 The children: How can they be part of this? 227 Knowing more about each child 227 Journals and portfolios 228 Image of the child 229 Cultural richness 230 Being inclusive 230 An overview 231 Taking care of yourself. Time management 232 Using technology 234 Ethics and privacy 234 Record what? 235 Reflections, challenges and considerations 236 Finally 236 References 237 Picture books 242 Music CDs 242 Index 243 VOC_FINAL.indd 13 5/17/10 4:21:48 PM