Drawing and Young Children: Re-Connecting With Our Own Poetic Languages

I was privileged last week to be invited to run a workshop about drawing, teaching and young children.  My work began by collecting many different types of drawing media (inks, watercolours, charcoal, soft pastels, oil pastel, pencil crayons of different varieties, aqua crayons, non permanent and permanent markers, graphite, charcoal pencils to name a few.  … Continue reading Drawing and Young Children: Re-Connecting With Our Own Poetic Languages

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