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Kean University Stem Building

1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States

May 2013

Educating the Creative Mind Conference

May 30, 2013 - May 31, 2013
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States

Educating the Creative Mind Conference An International Conference on Arts-Based Education Following the success of the first Educating the Creative Mind Conference in 2010, the 2013 conference will continue to aim at heightening public awareness of the significance of the arts in children’s lives. Throughout this two-day conference, we seek to generate conversations about ways to strengthen arts-based education for young children by inviting educators to share their theories, research and practices. Our keynote speakers include Dr. Lori Custodero and…

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September 2014

A Conversation about Possibilites – Where Ideas Learn to Fly

September 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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NJEEPRE is offering three professional development opportunities in conjunction with the NJ visit of the exhibit Where Ideas Learn to Fly. The exhibit was created by teachers who are members of study groups through Ohio Voices for Learning: A Reggio Inspired Forum. They are advocates and researchers of inquiry-based learning, which fosters open collegial relationships in order to inspire quality early learning communities. The exhibit documents best practices, professional reflection and learning. After viewing the exhibit, join us for a…

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October 2014

Where Does the Water Go?

October 1, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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Where Does the Water Go? : Exploring Ice, Water, Pipes, and a Fountain with Young Children in a Reggio Emilia-Inspired Child Development Center This presentation describes the development and documentation of a content-rich, in-depth study building on young children’s interests. Participants will explore possibilities for the development of an in-depth study in their own environment, with their own group of children. NJEEPRE is offering three professional development opportunities in conjunction with the NJ visit of the exhibit Where Ideas Learn…

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Up, Up, and Away

October 2, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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Up, Up, and Away : Children and Teachers Exploring and Learning Together You are invited to go on a journey of how young children’s interests and ideas evolved into in-depth studies that were supported and strengthened by the adults in their environment. Participants will engage in activities that provide inspiration for creating meaningful experiences with the children in their own classrooms. After the presentation, participants will go view the exhibit, Where Ideas Learn to Fly. NJEEPRE is offering three professional development opportunities…

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May 2015

NJEEPRE End of the Year Celebration

May 13, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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$10

A Special Presentation Authentic Assessment: Documentation as the Foundation of an Emergent Curriculum By Debbie Piescor, Master Teacher, A Child's Place School, Lincroft, NJ   End of Year Celebration Data Sheet

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October 2015

32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Constructivist Teaching

October 16, 2015 - October 17, 2015
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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Our community of constructivist educators is gathering for their 2015 annual conference to share their work related to the research, theory, and practice of the constructivist approach to learning. The gathering is geared for teacher educators, classroom teachers, school administrators, education consultants, pre-service teachers — and all those who educate children.   Preconference school visits are scheduled for October 15,2015 Discuss Constructivism and Creativity  Participate in hands-on, minds-on workshops Dialogue with fellow educators from the U.S and abroad! Visit area…

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May 2016

NJEEPRE End-of-the Year Celebration – Teacher as Researcher: A NJ Reggio Perspective

May 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kean University Stem Building, 1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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$10 – $15

The presentation begins with an introduction to the two ways the term teacher as researcher is used.  Following the introduction, a panel of NJ educators will discuss and share examples of they interpret and use teacher research in their classrooms as inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. Facilitators: Nora Krieger, Associate Professor/Chair, Education Division, Bloomfield College, NJ Mary Porcelli, Director of Clinical Experiences/Lecturer, Bloomfield College, NJ Win a $200 Scholarship door prize towards a Reggio-inspired development experience (must be present…

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