Shifting the Paradigm.

April 29 - May 1

Once again we will gather together to #shifttheparadigm in Jewish early childhood education. Are you ready to make a difference? 

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Monday, April 30 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Disruptive Moments, Intentional Messages, Powerful Narratives

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All moments are not created equal- that is the mantra of this session. The session focuses on
understanding the value of intentional language through the lens of disruptive moments in a
child’s day. How do the messages we send during critical moments affect a child’s narrative? We
will examine our own narratives and reflect upon the messages we received in our own
disruptive moments. Working together, we will identify disruptive moments that occur every day
within our classrooms and find ways to create disruptive moments. Finally, we will emphasize
strong relationships as the best vehicles for intentional messages that develop truly powerful

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Kavita Brahmbhatt

2's Teacher, Ahava Early Learning Center
My name is Kavita Brahmbhatt and I am thrilled to come back to the 2018 Paradigm Project, this time as a presenter. I teach at Ahava Early Learning Center in Atlanta, GA , a Reggio inspired Jewish Early Childhood center. I am excited to be part of a program that has committed itself... Read More →
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Erin Patricia Johnson

2's Teacher, Ahava Early Learning Center
My name is Erin Patricia Johnson and I’m traveling to Paradigm Project 2018 from Ahava Early Learning Center, a Reggio-inspired/constructivist in Atlanta, GA. While I spent the last year and a half as a 2s teacher, I recently looped up with some of my students creating a new 3-5s... Read More →

Monday April 30, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Meeting Room 4