Material Choreographies: Fabric As a Living Language of Exchange

By Sylvia Kind, Cristina Vintimilla, and Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw Emerging from the Encounters with Materials project this new article by Sylvia Kind, Cristina D. Vintimilia, and Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw traces children and educator’s engagement with fabric at Capilano University Children’s Center. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia pedagogical project and feminist philosophers Isabelle Stengers and Donna Haraway the […]

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Book Review: Paulina Semenec, The University of British Columbia, Canada

Book Review: Paulina Semenec, The University of British Columbia, Canada Materials are often valued for what can be done with/to them. In early childhood classrooms, educators and children are accustomed to working with materials in ways that foreclose experimentation; what a material can do and what can be done with it are already presumed beforehand. […]

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The poetics and possibilities of video in pedagogical narration

    Please enjoy the following video and paper ‘The poetics and possibilities of video in pedagogical narration’  which were presented at the EECERA Conference in Bologna, Italy. August 31, 2017, by Sylvia Kind Please click here The poetics and possibilities of video in pedagogical narration to read the paper.

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Studio as a dance together

Studio as a dance together Sylvia Kind, atelierista School of Education and Childhood Studies, Capilano University A studio, as conceptualized through the work at the Capilano University Children’s Centre and ECCE department in relation to various artists and Reggio Emilia inspirations and approaches, is a place of experimental interplay (Kind, in press). While materials, beauty, […]

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