TAGS:
Subject
Preschool
Topic/Practice
Student Ownership
Clear Learning Targets
Date
7/6/2015

Learning Through Play
DESCRIPTION

At Sutter Park, Ms. Fett and Ms. Durig discuss modeling and teaching through play. The practices they show, which emphasize learning targets, are developmentally appropriate and strong examples of FIP for young learners.

 

CONFIRM YOUR LEARNING
  • Why do the teachers feel it is important to intentionally teach and observe their students through play?
  • What are some of the ways Sutter Park educators know that they are “on target” for teaching this age group with developmentally appropriate practices?
  • How do Ms. Fett and Ms. Durig ensure that they pair learning with appropriate targets?
  • How do the children perceive learning through play in preschool?
CONFIRM YOUR PRACTICE
  • How do you observe and monitor student progress through play activities that are connected to clear learning targets?
CONFIRM YOUR COMMITMENT
  • How will you incorporate elements of play and modeling into your teaching of young learners?
  • What are some ways you can make implicit learning through play more explicit for your students?