Serious Fun: How Guided Play Extends Children's Learning

Resource Type
Archived Webinars
Resource Category
Professional Knowledge Social/Emotional Development
Marie Masterson

1.5-hr webinar that took place on April 15, 2020.

What exactly belongs in play areas and how do you make these spaces and materials challenging enough and varied in skill level to meet the needs of all children? Discover how to link early learning standards with child-centered, play-based teaching. You’ll explore four effective strategies to make play experiences personal, purposeful, and productive. Based on the NAEYC book, this webinar will help you anchor your creativity with practical skills to maximize teaching effectiveness. You’ll zoom in on children’s development to connect your planning and interactions to their emerging skills.

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