Materials as Invitations for Learning
Date(s) - Jun 23, 2018
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Ordinary Material has the possibility of uncovering creative potentials and deepening the understandings of the world around us. Rich in textures, colours and designs, both handmade and man-made materials can be used as tools for thinking that in turn facilitate natural curiosity and discovery. Driven by exploration and inquiry, this class will evoke the sense of connectedness with the materials around us and at the same time encourage us to become aware of our responses, ways we engage with the materials and possible learning stories. Participants will have a chance to explore different materials such as collection of loose parts, wood, paper and fibre as well as their compositional dynamics and leave the class with a small tactile inspiration and a list of resources.
- Child Growth and Development
- Curriculum/Program Development
- Early Care and Education
- Professional Networking
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Suitable for parents and child care providers of children 2 years of age and up.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$32.00 members, $42.00 non-members
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604-931-3400 Ext. 0
Ana Vojnovic is a Designer, Spatial Design Researcher and Educator with an educational background in philosophy, education, art practice and currently interior design. She is engaged in an interdisciplinary based practice that primarily focuses on investigating and understanding the concept of spaces and elements that co-exist within them and the interrelationship between spatial design and daily living. Over the years, Ana has worked in different pedagogical capacities as an ECE, instructor and artist in residence; currently at one of UBC’s child care centres.