TRANSFORMING EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENTS WITH INSPIRATION FROM REGGIO EMILIA
Date(s) - Feb 21, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Shore CCRR
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BIO: Wendy Halfnights has always had a passion for organizing and decorating. Wendy has professional interior decorating certification, as well as a designation as a qualified re-designer. Wendy has worked for over 15 years as an Early Childhood Educator with a valid licence to practice, in combination with 12 years working as a Special Education Assistant with Special Needs students in the Vancouver area. She has also been nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. Wendy is extremely passionate about the Reggio Emilia Approach, with many years’ experience as a practicum supervisor and mentor in assisting others in implementing this approach. Her combination of training, work experience, and personal commitment to quality environments for children of all ages, makes for exciting opportunities to create “Inspiring Spaces”.
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: This workshop covers a review of the Reggio Emilia philosophy, as well as basic principles of design such as furniture layout, application of color, and suggestions for the usage of lighting, mirrors, platforms, documentation, and materials. This workshop also includes a really fun communication exercise meant to support future dialogue within your staff team. This is a wonderful starting point for any staff team in the beginning stages of Reggio Emilia implementation or to support a staff team who has educators with a diverse range in philosophy.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
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604 985 7138