December 2016 Study Session

Hello friends and colleagues! Please accept this letter as an invitation to attend our York University/Ontario Reggio Association documentation study session on December 17, 2016.We will be meeting in our usual location in room 283B, Winters College from 10-12. These study sessions are offered to educators who would like to meet to have their documentation read, studied, and discussed. Documentation from any early learning settings (and beyond) is welcome. Please feel encouraged to bring your documentation in any stage of development to our sessions. At our last meeting we had an opportunity to discuss the place that we felt pedagogical documentation holds in Reggio-inspired schools. As a small group we were able to discuss how pedagogical documentation might be considered in the development of new schools in terms of philosophy and approach to education. We discussed some potential ways documentation reveals the values of educators, children, and families in terms of their learning, teaching, and being in society. One educator brought documentation to the session that shared the sensitive interactions between a child that was learning to interact with peers and an educator that was new to this child’s learning environment. By documenting the interactions between these two people the […]
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