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Wabi-Sabi and Being with Sadness

Wabi-sabi (侘寂) is a Japanese aesthetic mindset focused on the beauty of impermanence and imperfection.  It is inspired by the teachings of Buddhism, particularly the tenant associated with the fleeting nature of our world ( 1.101 altre parole


Documentation Using Technology

“Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.” 

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Reggio: Examining Self Portraits

Malaguzzi and Musatti (1996), Pelo (2007) believe that self-portraiture is deeply connected to children’s identity perceptions … stories children tell in their portraits.

A self-portrait is an intimate, bold declaration of identity.

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ECE Materials

Day 1

Here we are, Lisa and I, sitting on a bus traveling from Edmonton to Calgary where we will start our serious of flights to get to Reggio Emilia, Italy! 81 altre parole

Early Learning

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Lambrusco Grasparossa del Castelvetro

This week’s indigenous variety is Lambrusco Grasparossa. It hails from the areas around Modena and Reggio Emilia in the province of Emilia Romagna. It is considered to be a tad less refined than last week’s variety – Lambrusco di Sorbara. 265 altre parole

Emilia Romagna

DIY Lil' Tree-ple

Collect branches.

Dry, cut and sand.

Add faces.

Hats made out of little baby socks fit nicely.

A great add to the block centre! :)