Learning Environment

Invitations and Provocations ~ Languages of Learning

Invitations and Provocations ~ Languages of Learning

Welcome to the Languages of Learning Monograph! We invite you to peek through “A Window into Invitations and Provocations: Responsive Pedagogy in the Early Years“ We are proud and excited to share with you a monograph that we hope will invite and provoke reflection and […]

The Language of Food: Connecting Food to Our Image of the Child

The Language of Food: Connecting Food to Our Image of the Child

“The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences.” Loris Malaguzzi This past weekend, I traveled to Guelph, Ontario, Canada with my friend and colleague Michelle van Heugten for the opportunity to attend a […]

The Third Educator ~ Languages of Learning

The Third Educator ~ Languages of Learning

Languages of Learning is a resource created for early years educators around the world. The monograph shares with you the learning journey of two early years educators: Michelle van Heugten and Susan Wright. As in every journey, our work includes our own reflections, interpretations, and […]

Reggio-Inspired Educators that Rock  ~   Q & A With Shannon Milson

Reggio-Inspired Educators that Rock ~ Q & A With Shannon Milson

Shannon Milson is an elementary teacher, registered with the Ontario College of Teachers, living and working in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. With over 20+ years of teaching experience, Shannon is currently teaching Kindergarten. Her most recent (and very awesome) educational experience was working as a Student […]

The Possibilities of Learning: A Social Constructivist Approach in the Early Years

The Possibilities of Learning: A Social Constructivist Approach in the Early Years

Attending the Master of Education Program at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, I was fortunate to be surrounded by a sea of thought-provoking academics and educators. I distinctly recall existing in a constant state of wonder and reflection. Every philosophy, paradigm, and theory that […]