Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw's scientific contributions

Publication (1)

Book
Encounters with Materials in Early Childhood Education rearticulates understandings of materials-blocks of clay, sheets of paper, brushes and paints-to formulate what happens when we think with materials and apply them to early childhood development and classrooms. The book develops ways of thinking about materials that are more sustainable and ins...

Citations

... Through experimentation children and teachers did not try to control or manage the waste material; instead, they were encouraged to think with water, paper, nature, space, and waste sounds and smells, focusing on how they are active and participatory. Following Pacini-Ketchabaw et al. (2017), we were curious as to how mutual encounters might change teachers' and children's relations with waste materials and our engagement with the world. In this article we share fragments of paper and water relations, focusing the lens both on the agency and movements of waste materials with us, and on the moments of unease that readily occurred within these encounters, creating an experience of collective professional learning that is aesthetic-ethical-political. ...