Documentation Studio: Open Studios and Events
Kids Are the Experts: Making Learning Visible at the Boston Public Library
June 1, 2013, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon celebrating the young minds in Boston Public Schools and community-based centers. Featuring the children and teachers of Boston Public Schools and K1DS Centers. Download the flier here (pdf).
Open Studio - May 2, 2013, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Making Learning Visible: General Education Capstone
Celebrate student documentation work. Download the flier here (pdf).
Open Studio - March 21, 2013, 5-7 p.m.
In the first hour, we will review and respond to a new documentation exhibit by teachers from the Advent Schools about tools. In the second hour we will discuss documentation in small groups. Download the flier here (pdf).
Open Studio - Thurs., Feb. 7, 2012, 5-7 p.m.
Join us for an evening with Melissa Rivard, Documentation Specialist for Making Learning Visible and Wheelock's Documentation Studio. Download the flier here (pdf).
Open Studio - Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, 5-7 p.m.
An evening with Will Twombly of Spokeshave Design. Download the flier here (pdf).
Will Twombly shared a chapter from the book Connecting Kids to History with Museum Exhibitions. This chapter, authored by Judy Rand and titled "Write and Design with the Family in Mind," is a great resource for educators. It offers design features for exhibits with significant text and content. Download the book chapter (pdf).
Reception - Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, 10 a.m. - noon
Join us for an Opening Reception for the new exhibit, The Lives of Undocumented Workers in New Orleans. Download the flier here (pdf).
Open Studio - Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5-7 p.m.
Join us for an Open Studio with Wheelock arts faculty member Greg Gomez. Download the flier here (pdf).
Open Studio - Monday, July 23, 2012, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Making Learning Visible - June 1, 2012, 5 - 9 p.m.
Open Studio - May 16, 2012, 4 - 6 p.m.
Open Studio - March 14, 2012, 5 - 7 p.m.
Open Studio - January 18, 2012, 4 - 6 p.m.
We had a wonderful turn out for our first Open Studio where educators were invited to look at work in progress, both as an opportunity to learn from the work as well as contribute to its development. Share your reflections about the evening below.
A preview of Documentation: Transforming Our Perspective (a film by Melissa Rivard and Stephanie Cox Suarez based on interviews with scholars from Reggio Emilia)
Small groups (3 presenters sharing documentation from their classrooms):
- Megina Baker, Lead Teacher, Early Learning Lab @ B.U.
- Karen First, EEC Teacher, The Advent School
- Diane Levin, Early Childhood Professor, Wheelock College
A whole group discussion of a new visual essay by Melissa Rivard based on an extended project in Nicole Zagami-Chasse's (Kindergarten teacher at the Edward Devotion School in Brookline) classroom.