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

Aesthetics of Relationships in the Early Childhood Classroom

The aesthetics of learning or the seeking out of beauty and loveliness as Vecchi (2010) described it has been embraced by the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy and can be seen in the ateliers, the spaces and rich environments of the schools, the presentation of children’s learning processes through pedagogical documentation as well as in the … Continue reading Aesthetics of Relationships in the Early Childhood Classroom