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Dissertation:  Professional development through the study of children's interests: the use of collaborative inquiry and documentation protocol among early childhood teachers.  Link: 

Consulting Editor, Innovations in Early Childhood Journal,Peer Reviewed Publication, NAREA:

Yu, Schroeder, G. (December, 2018). Reflections on Material Choreographies: Fabric as a Language. Innovations in Early Childhood: NAREA Publications.

Yu, Schroeder, G. (2017).  Reflections on What Makes Something Beautiful? Innovations in  Early Childhood:  NAREA publication. 



Allred, C. & Yu, G. (2018).  Elevating our Field:  The Power of Mentorship in Early Childhood Education.  Peer Reviewed Publication for UNM Mentor Conference.

Aprill, A. & Yu, Schroeder, G. (2006).  A Letter from Seoul, Teaching Artists Journal, (4)3 p.158-166.

Aprill, A. & Yu Schroeder, G. (2006).  Written in the Margins. UNESCO peer reviewed publication for International Arts Education Conference.

Bliss, M; Sosa, D & Yu, G (in Press 2018).  Bringing the Outside Inside. In Beautiful Stuff, Second Edition.  Gandini, L. & Topal, C. Editors.

Haigh, K. & Yu, Schroeder, Gigi (2003) A Study of Hands:  Chicago Commons Explores Reggio Emilia, Childcare Info Exchange Magazine, 3(02), pgs. 42-45.

Oviedo, J. & Yu, G. (December, 2017).  Transformation of Life and Water; Reflections from Atelier Session.  Innovations in Early Childhood Journal: NAREA publication.

Scripp, L. (with Burnaford, G., Bisset, A., Pereira, S., Frost, S., & Yu, G.). (2007). From high expectations to grounded practice: The promise and challenges of modeling and disseminating CAPE arts integration-language literacy practices in Chicago Public School early elementary grades. The Developing Early Literacies Through the Arts     (DELTA) project final report. Chicago: Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education. Retrieved from

Yu, Schroeder, G. (2012).  Learning The Language of the Visual Arts in Early Childhood Classrooms. Teaching Artist Stories from the Field.  Retrieved from:

Yu, Schroeder, G. (2011). The Business of Studying Children’s Interests, Retrieved from:

Yu, Schroeder, G. (2008).  Documentation:  Ideas and Applications from the Reggio Emilia Approach, Teaching Artist Journal, 6(2), pgs. 34-42 



Yu, G. (2018) Mentor Teacher Meeting Guide Central New Mexico Community College.

Yu, G. (2018)  Teaching Artist Classroom Guide:  Santa Fe Opera Early Childhood Initiative

Yu, G. (2017) Art Start:  Early Childhood Docent Guide and Classroom Guide Albuquerque Museum.



Allred, C. & Yu, G. (October 2018). Elevating our Field: The Power of Mentorship in Early Childhood Education. (October, 2018). University of New Mexico Mentor Conference.

April, A., Sikkema, S., Yu, G (March, 2006). Snapshot of Early Arts Literacy. NAEA, Chicago,Illinois.

Bliss, M., Torres, L. Yu, G. (March, 2017). The Reggio Approach in Public School Settings NMAEYC
Bliss, M., Staveley, J. & Yu, G. (March, 2011). Creativity in the Classroom. NMAEYC

Vaughn, H. & Yu, G. (November, 2017). The Three R’s: Reform, Reflect, Reggio, NAEYC Conference, Orlando, FL

Yu, G.(lead presenter) with Aikins, M. & Colunga, C.  (October 2018). The Collaborator Education Institute: A Professional Development Model that Promotes Curiosity and Wonder. Southern Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children.

Yu, G. and Coyle, J.  Art Start:  Young Children at the Museum. (November, 2017).  New Mexico Museum Association Conference. Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Yu, G. (March 2017). Collaborative Teachers Institute. (March 2017). NMAEYC Conference.

Yu, G. (November 2016). Making Learning Visible: Documenting Student Work. New Mexico Art Education Association.

Yu, G. (March 2007). Documentation Theories and Practices, NAEA Conference, New York,

Yu, G. (April, 2002). The Study of Art Studios, NAEA Conference, Miami, Florida


Rankin, B. & Yu, G. (June 2016). The Wonder of Learning Project in New Mexico. North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, Toronto, Canada.

Aprill, A. & Yu, G. (November 2005). Written in the Margins, UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education. Seoul, Korea.


Yu, G. Engaging and Learning from New Mexico Reggio Inspired Educators. (March 2018). New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children Pre Conference.

Yu, G. (June, 2017). The Atelier of Water. (Presenter and workshop leader) North American Reggio Emilia Alliance Conference. University of Michigan.

Yu, G. (June, 2017). Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood Settings, (panel presenter and Break Out Presenter). Shared Services Conference, Washington D.C.

Yu, G. (April, 2017). Introduction to the Reggio Emilia Approach, Childcare Resources. Vero Beach, FL

Gandini, L. & Yu, G. (January, 2017). MiniStories: Capturing Young Children’s Learning, Paradise Valley Community College.

Yu, G. (November, 2016).  Making Sense of Play, The Sofia Center at Bosque School.  Albuquerque, New Mexico

Yu, G. (June, 2016). Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood Settings Panel Presenter. Shared Services Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Yu, G. (April 2016). Creating Curriculum from Children’s Interests. Pinnacle Presbyterian Preschool, Scottsdale, AZ, Inspire Early Childhood Education Conference.

Gandini, L. & Yu, G. (January, 2016). In the Spirit of the Studio Paradise Valley Community College

Yu, G. (November, 2015). Materials as a Language. UNM Native American Indian Policy Institute: Language Immersion Program. La Cosecha Pre Conference.

Yu, G. (October, 2015). Early Childhood Summit (presenter with Margie Carter and Deb Curtis); Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Gandini, L. & Yu, G. (January 2015). Amusement Park for the Birds (with Lella Gandini), Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Yu, G. (November, 2014).  The Wonder of Learning Exhibit.  Sofia Center at Bosque School. 

Yu, G. (November 2013). Language Immersion and Engagement with Unique Materials, La Cosecha Preconference,

Yu, G. (October 2013). Learning from Reggio Emilia About Exploring Nature with Families. ASTC Conference, October 2013

Aprill, A. & Yu, G. (February 2010). Creativity in 21st Century Education, Millikin University, February 2010.


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