Studies show that children's learning is optimized with play based learning. Play is an excellent way for children to explore the world around them. It develops students' creativity and allows them to strengthen connections with things that are familiar to them. Throughout this course you will learn ways to set up a meaningful play environment in your classroom, develop understanding about the teacher’s role in play and explore ways to share this information with fellow teachers and administrators.
By the end of this course students will:
- Evaluate current trends for incorporating Play in the classroom, identify areas that can be modified and learn ways to share with others the positive impact Pay can have on the classroom.
- Read the book and other online resources to gain a well-rounded understanding.
- Identify key steps needed to implement the learning in the book and put it into practice.
- Reflect back the success of the implementation and set goals for the future.
This course is available for variable credits. Please check section information to ensure you are registering for the desired number of credits.