Frog Hollow Reggio-Inspired Annual Conference

Suzanne Axelsson

Suzanne Axlesson

A Hundred Ways of Thinking: Weaving Dialogue and Technology Into Learning Spaces
Day 1: Friday, February 21, 2020, 9 AM–3 PM

Weaving with the Hundred Languages to Create Democratic Learning Spaces

Facilitator: Suzanne Axelsson
In this hands-on workshop participants will engage with the 100 languages through play and playful interactions with people and material.

Topics covered in this workshop are:
• the 100 languages as a tool for learning
• playful pedagogy
• pedagogical documentation
• pedagogy of listening
• using philosophy for children to create collaborative spaces for democracy and dialogue

Day 2: Saturday, February 22, 2020, 9 AM–3 PM

Digital & Analog: The Role of Technology in Pedagogical Spaces

Facilitator: Suzanne Axelsson
Technology has always been a big part of human culture; our pedagogical spaces should reflect the possibilities that the digital world offers children. In this playful workshop, participants will learn about these possibilities through dialogue with the digital world.

Topics covered in this workshop are:
• understanding the role of technology in pedagogical spaces
• recognizing the possibilities with the digital world
• discovering the connections between the digital and analog world
• exploring ways to introduce the magical connections of digital and analog in learning spaces
• discussing the role of pedagogical documentation in the process

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Pre-conference Evening

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House: 2131 Renfrew St. Vancouver
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Living with Clay
Join our interactive clay gallery at our pre-conference evening.

Listen to the story of our journey with clay at Frog Hollow and view our photo gallery.
You'll also have the opportunity to interact with the clay.


Thursday, February 20 –
Saturday, February 22, 2020


Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Dr
Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4

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About Suzanne Axelsson
Suzanne has a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Sheffield, UK, where she focused on the relevance of the Reggio Emilia Approach in education today, language development, and pedagogical documentation as a tool for children and adults.

Suzanne works at Stockholm University teaching courses in the preschool teacher programme, and as a consultant in early years settings supporting educators with their democratic process. She also holds hands-on workshops with educators to explore how play is an essential language of learning, how to use philosophy with children, and how STEAM can be woven into play.