Provocations Symposium

  • Blue School 241 Water Street New York, NY, 10038 United States

Blue School will welcome symposium participants on Wednesday, Nov. 4th, from 5:30-8:00pm for an evening focused on the idea of provocations. The term “provocation” is often used in Reggio-inspired contexts. What do we mean when we use the term “provocation”? How are provocations connected to observation, documentation and the role of the teacher? Participants will be engaged in conversation throughout the evening and hear from presenters as we explore the relationship between provocations and opportunities for learning. Symposium participants will begin by exploring Blue School classrooms and chatting with teachers and staff, followed by presentations from teachers in both private and public schools on how they interpret and develop provocations as a tool for teaching and learning.  The event will wrap up with a discussion to help participants process and think about next steps moving forward.