Reflecting on Words that Describe the Processes of Children’s Learning

"The teachers art is to CONNECT in real time, with the LIVING bodies of the children with the LIVING bodies of KNOWLEDGE." Stephen Nachmanovitch(1993)  Free Play: Power of Improvisation in Life and the Arts   I have been part of a wonderful learning encounter in Toronto, Canada called #Rhythm2016 with Diane Kashin of Technology Rich … Continue reading Reflecting on Words that Describe the Processes of Children’s Learning

Pedagogical Documentation as a Tool for Thinking Differently

Refections on Gunilla Dahlberg's presentation at the Sightlines Initiative conference London, 14th May 2016 I have just attended the Sightlines Initiative/Institute of Education conference about Loris Malaguzzi where Gunilla Dahlberg spoke about the courage to think differently.  The conference began with a rather subdued question and comments session where University lecturers shared their concerns about students … Continue reading Pedagogical Documentation as a Tool for Thinking Differently