A quick Google search will show you that learning through play is a frequently discussed topic for educators, parents, and other early childhood professionals. However, it is far more difficult to find resources that actually share practical ideas that teachers can use in their play based learning classrooms. In this blog post, we will move past the WHAT of play based learning and move into the HOW by sharing actionable strategies that … [Read more...] about How Can Pre-K and Kindergarten Teachers Support Learning Through Play?
“What is play based learning?” is a question that does not have an easy, straight-forward answer. An even more complicated question is, “What is play?” I know, I know! I totally get it. There are lots of ideas and opinions around these topics. In fact, I hesitated to even address the questions. But I am hopeful that I can bring a different perspective to you. Listen up, Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers! … [Read more...] about What Is Purposeful Play Based Learning in Pre-K and Kindergarten?