Doorways to Wonder: A Learning Journey


In 2019 a group of three and four-year-old children visited Lismore Regional Art Gallery. They encountered the Hannah Cabinet – a wondrous piece of furniture and art that stirred the imagination and provoked wonder and questions. This was the starting point of a long journey that saw them visit the workshop of the Cabinet maker/artist while researching how the Cabinet came to be and then designing and building their own cabinet. This webinar shares the story of the children’s journey. It uses it as a prism through which to explore key pedagogical issues: how to sustain children’s interest and curiosity over time, the balance between child-led processes and intentional teaching; how the planning cycle unfolds in real life and how to distil complex play and to lean into effective and powerful documentation.

Completing Doorways to Wonder: A Learning Journey will contribute one hour of PD that aligns with the NESA (NSW) criteria for Elective PD and addresses:

The Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: APTS 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning

The Early Years Learning Framework Learning Outcomes: Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners

The National Quality Standard: QA 1: Educational program and practice

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  • 16 Aug 2022
    1 hour, Tue 10:30 AM AEST - Tue 11:30 AM AEST
    • $53.18 excl. GST
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