ONLINE – REGGIO BEYOND PINTEREST: CREATING A PERSONAL PEDAGOGY BY MOVING BEYOND THE AESTHETICS
Date(s) - Jun 13, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online (Abbotsford CCRR)
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This workshop is designed to empower early learning and childcare professionals to take ownership in their practice and recognize the underlying theories that uphold these actions. We begin with a brief introduction to the Reggio Emilia approach and continue to look more closely at the idea of “The Image of the Child” as a framework for our own values-based pedagogy. We will practice looking beyond the aesthetics to identify the drivers behind pedagogical choices. Participants will be guided through a framework of critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity to discover more about their own guiding principles. We will make goals and think of small and big changes participants can make to closer align their practice with their beliefs about children, childhood, and learning. Participants will leave feeling confident, clear in their purpose, and full of new ideas.
Presenter: Karen Begley supports and empowers educators to feel fantastic about the work they are already doing by making connections between their underlying values, everyday programming, and pedagogical theory. Her playful style makes for interactive workshops that generate new ideas and increase participants’ confidence and competency to bring practical and enriching experiences to the children in their care.
ECE's, Parents, Responsible Adults, Childminders, RLNR's, LNR's, Caregivers, Child Care Provider
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Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
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