Category Archive: Professional Development

Messing about with the philosophical ideas of Malaguzzi and Hawkins

A few months ago I (Louise Jupp) had the privilege of facilitating a workshop, along with Diane Kashin and Rosalba Bortolotti, focussed on messing about, reflection and engaging dialogue around the philosophical parallels… Continue reading

The 2014 Education Exploration Project: a conference for educators, parents and kids

Save your spot now for full day conference Pre-Philosophy & the Art of Listening

Suzanne’s detailed biography: Suzanne Axelsson lives and works as a preschool teacher in Stockholm, Sweden. She has a masters in ECE, Sheffield University, UK, her home country, where shespecialized in Reggio Emilia, language… Continue reading

Looking forward to our next Hawkins Exhibit exploration!

As we make final preparations for March 22 where we explore the philosophical parallels of Loris Malaguzzi and David Hawkins, we take a moment to reflect on our thoughts.

Reggio Inspired Practice Second Annual Summer Intensive 2014

Please come to Acorn School from August 11 to August 15 to experience the Second Annual Reggio Inspired Summer Intensive. Spaces are limited so be sure to register soon! Looking forward to seeing… Continue reading

A Reggio Inspired Journey of Learning and Teaching with Toddlers

As educators we are constantly interpreting, questioning and analyzing our daily observations of our students, in order to better provide support and to guide and facilitate their individual learning.  When the school year… Continue reading

Messing About and Reggio Inspired Practice

Come out to Acorn School on Saturday March 22, 2014 to experience the exhibit: Cultivate the Scientist in Every Child: The Philosophy of Frances and David Hawkins and to experience and explore the philosophical parallels… Continue reading

Reconceptualizing our practice to inspire a sense of wonder in children

On February 23, we facilitated a workshop to teachers from across the province interested in our approach to working with children. The workshop was titled ‘Provocations, Observations, and Reflections and was intended to… Continue reading

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