Thinking Together, Series One (Episodes 1-4)


Price $27.50


Ann Pelo
Ann Pelo is a teacher-educator, program consultant and author whose primary work focuses on social justice, ecological and Reggio-inspired teaching and learning.
Jenni Connor
Jenni Connor undertakes research and writing into learning, curriculum and educational issues generally. She was author of the 2011 NQS PLP e-Newsletters and responsible for coordinating the 2012 and 2013 series.
Joseph Sparling
Joseph Sparling is an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Along with Professor Craig Ramey, he developed an early educational program known as the Abecedarian Approach.
Assoc Prof Julie Davis
Julie Davis is an Associate Professor in the School of Early Childhood at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Dr Kristie Brandt
Kristie Brandt is Director of the Parent-Infant & Child Institute in Napa, California, providing mental health clinical services for children age birth-5 and their families.


Our Thinking together video series brings the early childhood experts to you:

  • Dr Kristie Brandt (US)—‘Infant and early childhood mental health’
  • Ann Pelo (US)—‘Joining children’s inquiry’
  • Professor Julie Davis (Aust)—‘Sustainability and young children’
  • Professor Joseph Sparling (Aust)—‘Supporting children’s learning and development’.

Watch each video interview then work through our list of reflective questions, designed to stimulate shared thinking and discussion.

Each video runs for 9-16 minutes and is accompanied by a set of detailed questions, developed by early childhood expert Jenni Connor, about how the concepts and examples might be meaningful in your setting. The questions for each video are best explored over more than one session, so you can plan a sustained series of professional learning for your team.