Conference 2020: A Hundred Ways of Thinking: Weaving Dialogue and Technology Into Learning Spaces With Suzanne Axelsson
Date(s) - Feb 20, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Croatian Cultural Centre
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HUNDRED WAYS OF THINKING
Join Suzanne Axelsson from Sweden at our 2020 Conference for two days of playing, learning and reflecting!
NOTE: We are thrilled to announce that our two-day, 2020 Conference has received financial support, allowing us to reduce ticket prices by 80% – from $260 to $50 each! Also, Frog Hollow has reduced the Pre-Conference evening workshop by 50% (see below for more details)
Living with Clay – Pre-Conference Workshop
Feb 20 from 6:30PM-8:30PM
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House – 2131 Renfrew Street, Vancouver
Join our interactive clay gallery on our pre-conference evening. Listen to the story of our journey with clay at Frog Hollow, view our photo gallery, and have the opportunity to interact with clay.
Hundred Ways of Thinking: Weaving dialogue and technology into learning spaces
Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 from 9:00AM – 3:00PM Lunch included
Croatian Cultural Center – 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver – Free parking
Friday, Feb 21 – 9:00AM – 3:00PM:
Weaving with the Hundred Languages to Create Democratic Learning Spaces with Suzanne Axelsson
In this hands-on workshop participants will engage with the 100 languages through play and playful interactions with people and material. Topics covered in this workshop are:
• the 100 languages as a tool for learning
• playful pedagogy
• pedagogical documentation
• pedagogy of listening
• using philosophy for children to create collaborative spaces for democracy and dialogue
Saturday, Feb 22 – 9:00AM – 3:00PM:
Digital & Analog: The Role of Technology in Pedagogical Spaces with Suzanne Axelsson
Technology has always been a big part of human culture; our pedagogical spaces should reflect the possibilities that the digital world offers children. In this playful workshop, participants will learn about these possibilities through dialogue with the digital world. Topics covered in this workshop are:
• understanding the role of technology in pedagogical spaces
• recognizing the possibilities with the digital world
• discovering the connections between the digital and analog world
• exploring ways to introduce the magical connections of digital and analog in learning spaces
• discussing the role of pedagogical documentation in the process
About the Conference:
Frog Hollow Reggio-Inspired Annual Conference: A Hundred Ways of Thinking: Weaving dialogue and technology into learning spaces
Friday, February 21, 2020 and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC
Participants can choose to purchase the two-day ticket for $50 (a $210 discount) plus the Pre-conference evening workshop for $20 (a $20 discount) or just one of these options.
In partnership with the Province of British Columbia – Ministry of Children and Family Development and the Government of Canada, Westcoast Childcare Resource Centre (WCCRC) has established the BC Professional Development Bursary Fund for Early Childhood Educators and other childcare providers in BC.
This bursary contributes $210 for each attendee of our two-day conference. This means attendees will now pay $50 instead of of the original price of $260.
If you are traveling more than 75 Kilometers to attend this conference, or if you are from a rural or Indigenous community, please contact Maryam (firstname.lastname@example.org) for possible additional financial support for transportation and accommodation.
Certificates of Professional Development will be provided
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
Registration Contact Email
Registration Contact Phone Number
604 817 2491
About Suzanne Axelsson Suzanne has a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Sheffield, UK, where she focused on the relevance of the Reggio Emilia Approach in education today, language development, and pedagogical documentation as a tool for children and adults. Suzanne works at Stockholm University teaching courses in the preschool teacher programme, and as a consultant in early years settings supporting educators with their democratic process. She also holds hands-on workshops with educators to explore how play is an essential language of learning, how to use philosophy with children, and how STEAM can be woven into play.