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2019 Conferences

August 1 - 2, 2019
Creating Intentional Learning for Young Children
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Australia
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/intentionallearning19mel/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Everything we do with young children influences how they behave, interact, think and what they learn. Resulting, if we, as adults, want to create learning situations and environments that are most likely to foster optimal growth and development, we must carefully structure learning to maximize positive learning outcomes and create lifelong learners.
August 5 - 6, 2019
Power of Play
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Thailand
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/powerofplay19bkk/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Play has been identified as a primary mode of learning for young children. Participants of this workshop will gain greater insights into how children’s play maximizes individual learning potential in all domains – cognitive, social, emotional, motor, creative, and communicative.
 
August 7 - 8, 2019
Creating Intentional Learning for Young Children
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Thailand
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/intentionallearning19bkk/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Everything we do with young children influences how they behave, interact, think and what they learn. Resulting, if we, as adults, want to create learning situations and environments that are most likely to foster optimal growth and development, we must carefully structure learning to maximize positive learning outcomes and create lifelong learners.
August 13 - 14, 2019
Gathering the Threads of a Learning Story
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Singapore
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/learningstory19sg/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Learning Stories epitomize a narrative, sociocultural, feminist, indigenous approach to the study, assessment and documentation of children’s learning. Learning Stories challenge the idea that development occurs in predictable, prescribed, universal sequences. Learning Stories celebrate the child by taking a credit rather than a deficit approach to learning. Learning Stories offer a thoughtful and reflective window into a child’s learning as this learning happens. These stories attempt to describe unique experiences or moments that cause teachers to pause, wonder or consider a particular event. At their best, Learning Stories inform future curriculum paths and directions. The sociocultural narrative of a Learning Story is pleasingly aligned with a Reggio inspired view of the capable, competent and confident child, a protagonist of their own learning, each with a unique personal, historical and cultural identity.
 
August 15 - 16, 2019
Self-Regulation in the Early Years: A new way of thinking
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Singapore
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/selfregulation19sg/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
“Shanker Self-Reg® is a powerful method for understanding stress and managing tension and energy flow in order to support mindful self-regulation.” The self-reg lens invites a mindset that sees “misbehaviour” as a manifestation of a stress response. Self-reg helps us to identify hidden and overt stressors in ourselves, others and in the children with whom we work and gives us tools to reframe stress, reduce it, reflect on the stress response and finally to find a sense of well-being through restoration and the development of resilience.
August 19 - 20, 2019
Gathering the Threads of a Learning Story
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Australia
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/learningstory19mel/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Learning Stories epitomize a narrative, sociocultural, feminist, indigenous approach to the study, assessment and documentation of children’s learning. Learning Stories challenge the idea that development occurs in predictable, prescribed, universal sequences. Learning Stories celebrate the child by taking a credit rather than a deficit approach to learning. Learning Stories offer a thoughtful and reflective window into a child’s learning as this learning happens. These stories attempt to describe unique experiences or moments that cause teachers to pause, wonder or consider a particular event. At their best, Learning Stories inform future curriculum paths and directions. The sociocultural narrative of a Learning Story is pleasingly aligned with a Reggio inspired view of the capable, competent and confident child, a protagonist of their own learning, each with a unique personal, historical and cultural identity.
 
August 21 - 22, 2019
Self-Regulation in the Early Years: A new way of thinking
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Australia
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/selfregulation19mel/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
“Shanker Self-Reg® is a powerful method for understanding stress and managing tension and energy flow in order to support mindful self-regulation.” The self-reg lens invites a mindset that sees “misbehaviour” as a manifestation of a stress response. Self-reg helps us to identify hidden and overt stressors in ourselves, others and in the children with whom we work and gives us tools to reframe stress, reduce it, reflect on the stress response and finally to find a sense of well-being through restoration and the development of resilience.
November 2, 2019
A Morning with Amelia Gambetti and Boulder Journey School Experiences in Dialogue: Engaging Children
Sponsored by Boulder Journey School
Boulder, CO, United States
Phone: 3034438909
Web Site: http://educators.boulderjourneyschool.com/fall-and-spring-institutes.html
E-mail: office@boulderjourneyschool.com
We are honored to welcome Amelia Gambetti, Reggio Emilia Liaison, Consultant of the Reggio Approach and founding board member of NAREA to join us for a morning of dialogue and reflection around how to make the learning processes visible.
 
November 11 - 12, 2019
Gathering the Threads of a Learning Story
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Korea, Republic of
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/learningstory19skorea/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Learning Stories epitomize a narrative, sociocultural, feminist, indigenous approach to the study, assessment and documentation of children’s learning. Learning Stories challenge the idea that development occurs in predictable, prescribed, universal sequences. Learning Stories celebrate the child by taking a credit rather than a deficit approach to learning. Learning Stories offer a thoughtful and reflective window into a child’s learning as this learning happens. These stories attempt to describe unique experiences or moments that cause teachers to pause, wonder or consider a particular event. At their best, Learning Stories inform future curriculum paths and directions. The sociocultural narrative of a Learning Story is pleasingly aligned with a Reggio inspired view of the capable, competent and confident child, a protagonist of their own learning, each with a unique personal, historical and cultural identity.
November 13 - 14, 2019
Self-Regulation in the Early Years: A new way of thinking
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Korea, Republic of
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/selfregulation19skorea/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
“Shanker Self-Reg® is a powerful method for understanding stress and managing tension and energy flow in order to support mindful self-regulation.” The self-reg lens invites a mindset that sees “misbehaviour” as a manifestation of a stress response. Self-reg helps us to identify hidden and overt stressors in ourselves, others and in the children with whom we work and gives us tools to reframe stress, reduce it, reflect on the stress response and finally to find a sense of well-being through restoration and the development of resilience.
 
December 2 - 3, 2019
Literacy and Play: The Perfect Partnership
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Hong Kong, China
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/literacyplay19hk/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Early reading success has been shown, through numerous studies, to be a strong predictor of academic success throughout a child’s school career. Teachers in the early years strive to make literacy experiences developmentally appropriate, meaningful, joyful and playful. Language arts experts are quick to remind teachers that isolating reading skills from other components of literacy development (writing, listening, and speaking) can create unnecessary stumbling blocks on the path to reading success for children. The primary objective in early childhood is to create learning environments and lessons that are play-based, authentic, and integrated across the entire curriculum. Teachers have endless possibilities to promote literacy through playful experiences interwoven across all curricular areas in their programs. In the early years, when children play in purposely designed, literacy-rich environments, teachers can help foster self-confident and self-assured literacy learners. This workshop will benefit preschool through early primary grade teachers, early childhood special education teachers, early years reading specialists, and administrators of elementary schools and care/education centers.
December 4 - 5, 2019
STEM and Early Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Learning Through Play
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Hong Kong, China
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/stem19hk/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
STEM is more than an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It represents an important shift in pedagogical thinking in the early childhood years regarding teaching and learning in these important curricular areas. Although STEM has been a topic of academic conversation and research since the early 2000s, STEM has gained considerable attention globally in the last five years. Mounting evidence points to a need for further research and a focus on professional development in STEM understanding and what it means to early childhood teachers and administrators. For effective and engaging STEM instruction to become the norm in classrooms, we must begin in the beginning. Early childhood educators are uniquely positioned to start their young students on a positive path in STEM learning. These are the years that attitudes, interests, and self-confidence can be fostered so that children are eager to engage with the world in which they live.
 
December 9 - 11, 2019
Reggio Inspired Pedagogy
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Hong Kong, China
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/reggioinspired19hk/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
Reggio Inspired Pedagogy explores a pursuit that lasts for our entire teaching career. Regardless of where we see ourselves on the path to enriching or reflecting on our work with young children, or those who teach them, this intensive three day workshop will provide a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching in the Early Years. The foundational principles of teacher as researcher, progettazione, and the learning environment as the third teacher will be explored. Learning environments will be examined in terms of the atelier, a place of creative possibilities, research and the expression of symbolic languages. Plans for classroom change will be considered within the Reggio inspired framework of the Mosaic Approach to environmental design. Participants will engage in a variety of provocations and collegial dialogue aimed to encourage reflection on teaching practices, environmental revitalization and a Reggio Inspired image of the child, the teacher, the family, and the school.
December 12 - 13, 2019
Making Learning Visible
Sponsored by Sanguine Consulting
Berlin, Germany
Phone: +65 96455889
Web Site: http://www.sanguineconsulting.com/workshops/makinglearningvisible19hk/
E-mail: info@sanguineconsulting.com
The Making Learning Visible project was first developed collaboratively between researchers at Harvard University’s Project Zero and educators of Reggio Emilia. To come to a better understanding of learning, pedagogical documentation is created with the intent to invite children to reflect on their learning, as individuals and in groups, and to provide an avenue for teachers to come to a deeper understanding of teaching and learning. During the two day workshop, participants will experience many opportunities to explore materials, utilizing an inquiry lens, with the intent to gather artifacts of individual and group learning, create pedagogical documentation and engage in reflective dialogue about the process of making learning visible.