emergent curriculum, chocolate
Noticing that our children loved to mix 'potions,' a student teacher offered a chance to experience glue with many scents....mustard, spices, cocoa, lavender, etc. Over and over, the children returned to work with the cocoa-scented glue. The student asked 'do you know where cocoa and chocolate come from?' and a project was born. The children did not believe that cocoa originates from a tree, and so we investigated deeply over the next few weeks....
  • emergent curriculum, chocolate
  • emergent curriculum, chocolate
  • emergent curriculum, chocolate factory
  • emergent curriculum, chocolate factory
  • emergent curriculum, chocolate factory
  • chocolate factory documentation

In classrooms that use inquiry-based approaches - including those who use Emergent Curriculum, engage in long or short term project work, or are inspired by Reggio Emilia - we work hard to find the time to document children's ideas, thinking, and learning.

The chocolate project evolved from the children's disbelief about where chocolate comes from....
Saturday April 22nd 9am
NSCC Truro Campus
Friday Apr 28th (evening) and all day Saturday 29th
NS College of ECE, Halifax, N.S.
May 4th
online, with educators in Halton region, Ont.
May 6th 2017
NSCC Truro Campus
November 18th 2017
Ottawa area