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December 3, 2019

18 months ago I engaged in a dialogue in an Australian group about whether or not children should stay at the lunch table when they had finished eating... there were a lot of people saying no , they should not, and also a lot saying yes, they should...
I am more of a "...

December 2, 2019

This post is a collection of posts from my previous blog site... now put together as one... this makes a long read but I have divided them as chapters here, so you can have a break if you wish...

I am a mother, an early years teacher/consultant and also a wife of a prof...

November 30, 2019

Over the years I have engaged many times in dialogues about the fact the word "fun" being used as a key word in the preschool/kindergarten/early years context... that school/preschool should be fun. The thought being should this really be a key word? School and prescho...

November 21, 2019

Just over three years ago I was invited to Toronto, Canada to participate in the Rhythm of Learning

"The Rhythm of Learning in Nature is an opportunity offered by the York Region Nature Collaborative for like-minded educators to come together in place to experience natu...

November 18, 2019

One of the things I have noticed on my visit to Greece is my inability to read Greek... its a completely different alphabet... while I was in Istanbul many of the letters (not all) were similar to the ones I know (English and Swedish) - so I was able to make out the wo...

November 6, 2019

I am a huge believer in the power of play.
I think it is one of the strongest languages children have to communicate with and make sense of the world around them... it is of course not the only language available to them to explore and interact with the world. Being in...

November 4, 2019

Today or tomorrow I will get my answer as to whether or not I have been approved to be a Swedish citizen.

It has got me thinking about belonging.

This is a word that came up often during my trip to Australia... not just about creating spaces that belong to the children,...

October 21, 2019

I feel that often as educators we are often looking into the future too much... planning the direction, needing to know where we are going, rather than focussing on where we are now...

Sure, as educators we do need to know where we are going, so that we can prepare ou...

October 19, 2019

While in Melbourne I was fortunate enough to be able to visit ArtPlay and sit in one of their "dreaming" sessions. A dreaming session is when an artist is testing out ideas with children to see how the idea needs to be refined. This means the interactive art sessions a...

October 19, 2019

(This post can be read in English here)

Under de senaste två månaderna har jag deltagit i djupa och intressanta dialoger om fenomenet - "provokationer"

det är ett ord som ofta används i ett Reggio Emilia-sammanhang (särskilt på engelska, men jag hör den allt oftare på sv...

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