Designing Intelligently Responsive Environments: Children, Spaces and Relat

Designing Intelligently Responsive Environments: Children, Spaces and Relationships In this workshop, we will uncover the processes around designing intelligently responsive environments, where children’s voices are honored through co-constructive participation. We will take time to look at the soft qualities of our classrooms, such as light, color, materials, sounds, organization, placement, and microclimates, in an attempt […]

Reggio-Inspired Projects: Planning and Facilitating Engaging, Child-Directe

Reggio-Inspired Projects: Planning and Facilitating Engaging, Child-Directed Learning In this workshop, we will focus on the Reggio principle of “progettazione”, a design thinking strategy for planning where teachers hypothesize about children’s interests, make predictions, document, and engage in an extended process of learning together with children. After overviewing the idea of a cycle of inquiry […]

Leading and Listening with Vision and Heart: Building Reggio-Inspired Pract

Leading and Listening with Vision and Heart: Building Reggio-Inspired Practice Leading a Reggio-Inspired program can be a wonderful, messy, and challenging job. In this seminar designed for program directors, school leaders and coaches, the administrative team of the Worcester Child Development Head Start Program will share their journey to bring Reggio-inspired practice to their program. […]

Lifting the Veil: How Teachers Prepare and Plan for Progetazzione

Cambridge, MA

Lifting the Veil: How Teachers Prepare and Plan for Progetazzione Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Join Erik Wormwood, from The Advent School, to explore how teachers can collaborate in co-teaching models. Erik will share some tools and protocols he uses as a teacher coach for facilitating productive dialogue in support of co-teaching, honoring all perspectives, respectful […]

Stops and Starts: How do teachers know an idea will become a long-term study?

Cambridge, MA

Workshop 2: Stops and Starts: How do teachers know an idea will become a long-term study? Tuesday, February 27, 2024 During this workshop, we will hear from teaching teams at Charlestown Nursery School and Worcester Head Start. They will share video clips of their planning sessions and unpack their process of figuring out big ideas […]