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Creative Block Play

Course: #31497Level: IntroductorySubject Area: Understanding principles of child development and learning1 Hour 194 Reviews
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Block play is essential to every child’s physical, social-emotional, and cognitive development and key in building important 21st-century skills such as initiative, persistence, creative thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. This course will explore the benefits of block play and help teachers acquire or expand expertise in arranging the block area, selecting materials, establishing rules, and providing time for open-ended exploration. It will also identify the stages of block play as well as the components of a play-based, teacher-guided learning experience with blocks.

Course created on April 12, 2019

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the important benefits of block play.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to set up a block area.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the stages of block play.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the components of a play-based, teacher-guided learning experience with blocks.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Benefits of Block Play
15-25 Minutes Setting Up the Block Area
25-35 Minutes Stages of Block Play
35-55 Minutes Components of a playful, teacher-guided learning experience with blocks
55-60 Minutes Conclusion and References

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Rosanne Hansel was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. She is the author of the book 'Creative Block Play', on which some of this course content is based. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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