It is through others that we develop into ourselves -- Lev Vygotsky
Pedagogy Space promotes educational approaches & wellbeing practices to support lifelong learners.
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.
for educators & parents
Space, size & materials matter!
Learning environments based on relationships
Developing openness and awareness of cultural, ecological and mindful practices
Creating a language-rich, reciprocal and interactive classroom/home culture
It's in the ordinary moments
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.
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.