It is through others that we develop into ourselves -- Lev Vygotsky

 

Pedagogy Space promotes educational approaches & wellbeing practices to support lifelong learners.

Liliana Hensel

WORK WITH ME

 

 "All children have the right to participatory education where they contribute, are

heard, seen & valued." 

 

~ How do children construct knowledge?

~ Why are children the subjects of rights?

~ Which learning environments actively promote children's learning?

~ How does brain development impact emotions, behavior, and cognition?

~ How do emotions affect attention, memory, and learning?

~ How do we support self-regulation & wellbeing in children?

~ Why is creativity, curiosity, communication, collaboration & critical thinking necessary?

I work with parents, educators, schools, and communities, teaching and speaking on inquiry-based learning, socio-constructivist & emotional intelligence theory, and caregiver self-inquiry to best support children's growth and development, from birth to adolescence. I offer workshops & discussion circles based on current brain & child development research & pedagogical innovation. I also consult with schools providing pedagogical support and offer educator & parenting workshops for professional development.    

   

 

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PROFESSIONAL  WORKSHOPS
 
for educators & parents
resilient educators resilient students

Practices supporting students & educators to find growth in uncertainty

   parenting journey

Building strengths & connection. Addressing conflicts.Developing wellbeing for parent & child

connecting
theory & practice

Principles & practices for developing lifelong learners in the early years

pedagogical environments

Space, size & materials matter!

Learning environments based on relationships

culture, ecology 
& wellbeing

Developing openness and awareness of cultural, ecological and mindful practices

 early literacy
development

Creating a language-rich, reciprocal and interactive classroom/home culture 

DISCUSSION  CIRCLES
educator's circle 

It's a virtual space where I meet with 5-10 educators to discuss teaching practices.

parent's circle 
 

It's a virtual space where I meet with 5-10 parents to discuss parenting practices.

Join our community to receive occasional tidbits on Inquiry-based & Collaborative learning, Self-regulation, 

& Emotional Intelligence practices, or please tell us your interests. 

You can also contact us to arrange individualized workshops to fit your needs, weekend seminars or consulting services.

 

 It's in the ordinary moments
when we
make
connection

CORE VALUES

  • Children are born competent and wired for learning and connecting.

  • Children have individual timing, temperament, and developmental stages.

  • Adult self-examination is vital for building meaningful connections.

  • Imperfection, uncertainty, & risks are catalysts for 'meaning-making' & building relationships.

  PRINCIPLES

  • Participatory education (socio-constructive) practices that respect the adult-child dynamic.

  • Learning happens through a circular process of action, conceptualization, and evaluation/revisiting.

  • Pedagogical practice that values diversity & equity of the learning community.

  • Pedagogical models supporting wellbeing, responsiveness, and reflective practices.

  • Practices cultivate respect, empathy, and emotional and cultural awareness.