Online Conversations

Online Conversations are where we explore ideas with Reggio-inspired leaders and thinkers in the early learning field and reflect together through large and small group conversations.

The Online Conversation Room

Our online conversations are held in a virtual conference room, with table groups that accommodate our small group conversations. Click the button to go to the Online Conversation Room.

Upcoming Online Conversations

OC9-Staging Early Learning Environments for Program Success

Kelly Mills Kallin

Kelly Mills Kallin
Date:  May 4, 2024
Length: 2 hours
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Open House Price: $39 $5

A conversation about using the environment as the third teacher and making pedagogical staging the main method to create invitations and provocations that help children engage in our educational programs.

OC10-An Indigenous Perspective for Early Learning

Michelle Taylor-Leonhardi

Michelle Taylor Leonhardi
Date:  June 19, 2024
Length: 1.5 hours
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (EDT)

A conversation with Michelle Taylor-Leonhardi, one of the first graduates of Binojiiyag Kinomaadwin (NECE Native Early Childhood Education) Course.

If you have registered with Early Learning Café previously you will be prompted to log in.  If this is your first Cafe, then you will be prompted to create an account on the checkout page. 

*** Note: Early Learning Cafe is located in Ontario, Canada, and times for all live events are in North American Eastern Time. ***


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Some of Our Previous Online Conversations

These are some of our previous Online Conversations learning experiences. If you aren’t ready to register for a current Online Conversation you can still create your Early Learning Café account using the Account menu above. Registering now will make it faster and easier when you are ready to sign up for an Online Conversation later.


Creative play with model house

OC1: A Thinking Environment that Supports Risk-Taking

Susan Stacey,
May 8, 2019 7-8:30 PM (EDT)


OC4: Questioning with Curiosity in Our Reflective Practice

Kathy Boelsma RECE
and Susan Ramsay RECE
December 4, 2019


OC7: Listening for Children’s Ideas and Inquiries

Kerri Embrey and Heather Evelyn
October 24, 2020