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December 2015

York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation Study Session

December 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation.

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January 2016

York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation Study Session

January 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation.

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February 2016

York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation Study Session

February 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation.

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April 2016

York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation Study Session

April 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation. Please RSVP to attend.   Powered by Eventbrite

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May 2016

York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation Study Session

May 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation. Please RSVP to attend.   Powered by Eventbrite

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July 2016

The Image of the Child// L’image de l’enfant

July 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
$55.00

In this session, we will engage in critical reflection on what it means to embrace a view of the child as competent, as an able communicator and collaborator, capable of complex thinking.  After viewing a selection of panels in The Wonder of Learning exhibit, we will discuss how we might collaborate with colleagues and families to bring a higher level of coherence between our views and our practice, and elevate the view of the child in our own contexts. Avec…

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August 2016

Pedagogical Documentation: “Framework of Wonder” // La documentation pédagogique: “Le cadre de l’émerveillement

August 20, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
$55.00

What is wonder? What does it mean to wonder? How might wonder be part of teaching and learning? What might a “Framework of Wonder” mean for thinking about documentation? In this workshop we will meet to think about our ideas of wonder and how these ideas might affect our thinking about documentation and our ideas of learning and teaching. We will visit “The Wonder of Learning” exhibit with our ideas of wonder in mind and then meet together to discuss…

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September 2016

Materials as a form of expression// L’utilisation de matériaux : une forme d’expression Jason Avery & Sylvia Curtis-Norcross

September 17, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
$55.00

  As Human beings we are innately social and so it is a natural tendency to look for characters and their stories in art, but in the open minded and exploration driven world of young children their insights into materials themselves often carry their intention. Expanding our awareness and sensitivity to children's use of materials can give us new access to the complexities and multi disciplinary understanding of children's expressions. Through sharing documentation from our respective experiences we will be…

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Francophone Session – Session en français Connexion à la communauté et la culture: Rachelle Blanchette et Muriel Howden

September 24, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
$55.00

Durant cette séance, nous allons nous engager dans la réflexion critique sur ce que cela veut dire pour les programmes de la petite enfance d’avoir une relation réciproque avec les communautés et cultures Francophones. Après avoir examiné une sélection de panneaux de l’exposition The Wonder of Learning (l’émerveillement de l’apprentissage), nous allons discuter de notre responsabilité collective de rendre visible l’apprentissage des enfants et leurs contributions à la communauté et la culture. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/francophone-session-session-en-francais-connexion-a-la-communaute-et-la-culture-rachelle-blanchette-tickets-25253509928 Location:   Fairmont Royal York Hotel 100…

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November 2016

The Value of Listening : An ongoing process for reflection, dialogue, change and sharing perspectives

November 11, 2016 - November 13, 2016
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The closing conferernce for the Wonder of Learning Exhibit is coming up, register here http://bit.ly/2cOvNhI . Ontario Reggio Association is in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and other community partners to bring together keynote speakers , Amelia Gambetti and Lella Gandini. This conference will give visibility to the relationship between the Reggio philosophy and provincial educational frameworks and curriculum. An opening reception will be held at the WOL Exhibit at the Royal York Hotel on Friday, November 11th, 6:30 - 9:00.  This…

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York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation Study Session

November 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation.

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December 2016

York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation December Study Session

December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Documentation in any form or stage of development is most welcome at our sessions. It is a very kind act to share documentation to allow participants the opportunity to discuss and expand their understandings of thinking and learning while offering you support for your work. Please feel welcome to attend with or without documentation. Download and read the reflection letter from Ellen by clicking here. Please RSVP to attend. Powered by Eventbrite

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January 2017

CANCELLED – York University/Ontario Reggio Association Documentation January Study Session

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Happy New Year everyone! Our next York University/Ontario Reggio Association pedagogical documentation study session is set for Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 10:00 - 12. We will meet once again in Room 283B in Winters College at York. There will be signs posted on the front doors of the college to guide you to the room. These sessions are offered so that people that work with documentation may be supported in their efforts. People that attend come from a variety…

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February 2017

Documentation Study Session February 2017

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Everyone interested in documentation is invited to attend. Please bring your documentation in any stage of development. It is helpful to have the documentation printed in order to study it closely. You are most welcome to attend without documentation if you would like to learn more about the study processes we use in these meetings. Although the event is free, please register through Eventbrite. If you register and then are unable to attend please unregister as we have a limited…

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March 2017

Documentation Study Session March 2017

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Hello friends and colleagues! Our next Ontario Reggio Association/York University documentation study session will be held March 25, from 10 -12, at our usual meeting place: Room 283B, Winters College, York University. There will be a sign posted on the doors by the parking lot on the south side of the building to guide you to the room. These study sessions are offered as a support for educators working with documentation in their practice and are open to everyone interested in having their own documentation…

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April 2017

Documentation Study Session April 2017

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Dear friends and colleagues, Several of us, educators representing child care, school boards, and graduate students, spent a pleasant Saturday morning together recently at our York University/Ontario Reggio Association documentation study session. We had the opportunity to read documentation together that included children sharing ideas of assembling materials together as a very nice sample of the empathy and the sensitivity of children working in their many zones of proximal development found in groups as they were learning with each other.…

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May 2017

Documentation Study Session May 2017

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
York University, Winters College Room 283B, 76 Winters Ln
Toronto, ON M3J Canada
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Hello everyone! We are planning for our final documentation study session of this school year on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in our usual location Room 283B, Winters College, York University, at our usual time 10:00 – 12:00. Please feel welcome to attend with documentation or without. Last meeting in April was a full house with people attending from child care and classroom settings, along with college and university students, and education administrators. It is fortunate too that some people attended…

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September 2017

The Languages of Food: Connecting Food with our Image of the Child

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Strom’s Farm & Bakery, 5089 Wellington Road 32
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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$20 - $70

Join us for a morning on the farm presentation by Rosalba Bortolotti and cooking demonstration with Emily Richards. Registration fee ($20 for ORA members or $70 for non-members) includes workshop, cooking demo and farm tour experience, refreshments and lunch! Download the event flyer here. Please register through Eventbrite below: Powered by Eventbrite

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Encounters with Materials-A Dialogue

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
London Children’s Museum, 21 Wharncliffe Road South
London, ON N6J 4G5 Canada
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$10

Encounters with Materials Exhibit: Illustrating moments from a three-year art-based collaborative inquiry into materiality in early childhood education, the Material Encounters exhibit explores materials as encountersand events. It considers what it means to think with things: how each material evokes particular intra-actions and presents particular possibilities among/with/between young children. ORA members are invited to join ORA Board member Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw at the Encounters with Materials Exhibit for a conversation about the installation, from 10am to 12noon at the London Children's…

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