Engaging by Design: Documenting Ideas to Projects

Engaging by Design: Documenting Ideas to Projects

How does an educator move an idea to a project? How can documenting learner’s ideas extend to a long-term exploration? We will share documentation examples and encourage discussion how we might listen, observe, provoke, and inspire learners to extend their thinking. ...
Dialogue with Places: Educator Open House Day

Dialogue with Places: Educator Open House Day

Get a one day pass to visit several local Reggio-inspired schools in the area. Participants will have the opportunity to visit schools, walk through classrooms, and learn from each school’s educators. Peabody Terrace Children’s Center, Cambridge Radcliffe...
Enchantment of Writing

Enchantment of Writing

How does mark-making, drawing and writing help children express themselves and make meaning out of the world around them? This workshop will explore the influence of symbolic learning and written code on early literacy development. Presented by Lella Gandini...
Courageous Conversations with Children

Courageous Conversations with Children

Exploring big topics about identity and equity with our children may seem foreign to us, but the reality is we do it every day. Learning to lean in and help our children become the most authentic humans they can be starts with us as parents and educators. Together we...
Fundamental Values of the Reggio Emilia Approach

Fundamental Values of the Reggio Emilia Approach

During this day-long introductory workshop, you’ll spend time in a Reggio-inspired school, learn about the fundamental values and practices of the Reggio Emilia Approach, and engage in a material exploration. This workshop will highlight how the principles and...
Messing About Gathering

Messing About Gathering

Hawkins Centers of Learning New England Exploring Familiar Surroundings Under the Microscope: At this Messing About gathering at the Museum of Science, we invite you to explore the mana in nature near and far. We will visit the exhibit Nature’s Superheros: Life at the...

Film presentation: No Small Matter

Join us for a reception, screening and panel discussion of the film No Small Matter – a look at one of the most over looked, underestimated, and powerful force for good in America today: Early Childhood Education.  Bring family, friends and educators! See...