Posts tagged PDI
Posts tagged PDI
CONFRONTING THE CHALLENGES OF PREPARING ECE TO UNDERSTAND AND PROMOTE PLAYFUL LEARNING: LEARNING TO DEFEND YOUNG CHILDREN’S RIGHT TO PLAY
Children haven’t changed, but the expectations have.
Increased academic pressure
Limited time to teach/learn about play
Admin/parent lack of support/understanding
Growing up Play and Choice in preK-3 continuum
Teachers who give children opportunities to make choices are allowing children to regulate their own learning.
Send oxygen to the brain
Creates a positive climate
Increases retention and recall
If you were walking through the hallway what do you want to hear
Librarians have been DAP for years!
Librarian Principles (she called it “Librarianship”)
Provide and encourage access to info for lifelong learning and enjoyment
Know the needs of the community and be responsive to those needs
Be a good steward of public funds by collecting high quality and providing engaging experiences
Organizing information is essential for easy access (if it’s organized, we can find it!)
(this can easily be said of us as #ece people too!)
MARCIA NELL AND DR. DREW
From Play to Practice
6/11/2013 Tuesday morning
Self active play
Play is a source of creative energy, a positive force and safe context for constructing meaningful self-knowledge and revitalizing the human spirit across the continuum of the human life-cycle
Common Core (CCSS) meets MITM 7 skills (7ES) 7 essential skills
Ellen Galinsky (there were 2 other speakers but their names were not in the program)
We understand executive function (EF) more than IQ
EF = Prefrontal cortex involving ability to remember, pay attention, flexible (shift) and the ability to have self control
If we are really going to make a difference we need to start by promoting EF
EF skills predict educational and life success (even when you control for IQ)
Deb has asked us to write down our schedule in the classroom
How do we make decisions?
What is our process?
THINK ABOUT THIS:
What are you conscious about being competent in?
When are we unconsciously incompetent – THIS is when we get in trouble!
Panel: Sue Bredekamp, Peter Pizzolongo & Maurice Sykes
You have to know how to play an instrument
Practice practice practice
(Know the rules so you can break them)
2013 research symposium
Sunday session #1
Where is DAP going?
Policy research and practice
KEA Kinder entry assessment
Funded pre-K programs
Head Start recompetition
Child care dev fund regs
are all players in this conversation
By Deb Pierce, PDI NAEYC Conference, Indy 2012
**CDA (child development associate credential) started in 1971, and in 1985 NAEYC started managing it
CDA is offered in 18 languages
50 states recognize it
over 20,000 applicants per year
300,000 CDA recipients
12,000 renewals per year