Within the philosophy and principles of the Reggio Emilia Approach, the concept of aesthetics cannot be dismissed when speaking of learning. The first hour of the workshop will be a combination of presentation and interactive dialogue unpacking the meaning of aesthetics within our educational contexts. The second hour will be task oriented, putting theory and practice together by concretely constructing an aesthetic space of learning.
This Teacher Sharing Session is a chance for Teacher Assistants to gather and discuss their role and duties in the international school preschool classroom. Teacher assistants are an important part of any classroom and they rarely get the chance to experience their own PD events.
Research strongly demonstrates that the central healing in any relationship emanates through right brain to right brain communication. Because this fact challenges our left-brain way of making sense in the world, as well as that we don’t have an inner map of communicating in this way, we can often dismiss this important information.
Right brain to right brain communication is essential knowledge for teachers. Difficult and problematic transactions with children and or parents is often not do with what is said but what is perhaps not known, and not spoken-the unconscious wins the race.