Documentation is about meaning as a give-and-take process, creating meanings using documentation of children’s and teachers’ actions, interactions and/or activities, environments, and materials. Work with documentation is always normative, since the aim is to use it as a form of assessment.
Dr. Karin Alnervik and Per Alnervik are pedagogistas and directors of Hallonett consortium of preschools in Jonskopping, Sweden, and are leaders with the Stockholm Reggio Institute. They have particular interest in pedagogical documentation as a tool for professional development, and will bring projects and documentation to share. The day will be full of inspiration and practical strategies: “Pedagogical Documentation and Project Work in HallonEtt’s Schools.”
They will be joined by Alejandra Sanchez and Claudia Ruitenberg, who will share their perspectives on educational interpretations of Swedish education for Canadian early years contexts: “Broadening Interpretations of Children – And Learning Something About Ourselves inthe Process.”