- Describe how the teacher and infant are situated. What do you observe about the teacher's conversation with Brooklyn? How does Brooklyn respond? What happens after the teacher moves Brooklyn to an upright position? What do you think Brooklyn sees? How does the teacher continue the conversation? What does she talk about?
- What teaching practices are used by this teacher as she responds to the infant's vocalizations, coos, and overall excitement? Check the "Know" and "Do" sections for ideas.
- Why do you think she decided to move Brooklyn to a standing position? How did the change in position support the infant's curiosity about the world around her?
- The teacher uses Brooklyn's name frequently. Why might she do that? What is the infant learning from this?
- How would you describe the relationship between Brooklyn and this teacher? How does the teacher communicate that being curious about the world leads to learning new and interesting things?
- Think about what might happen next. What else might the teacher do and say to respond to Brooklyn's curiosity about the world?