Posts tagged notes
Posts tagged notes
Make eye contact and get the joy juice! But not too long, if you make eye contact for too long you will either fight or have sex. And we’ll have none of that!
To be nice you must have empathy.
Empathy = morality
4 year olds intrude on each other 5 times per hour!
1 conflict every minute in a preschool
These are the highlights I have on deck for tonight’s discussion of A mandate for playful learning in preschool - Presenting the evidence. BY: Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura Berk & Dorothy Singer
You can’t teach what you can’t remember Presented by Linda Christian
Think back to your childhood play….
Who was there
How long did it last
Where did it take place
Based on this memory what makes something “play” ??
Side comment from me about this session and sessions like this…. these are the people doing the RESEARCH that ends up informing our practice. When we say things like “studies show….” and “we have research that supports…” these are the guys and gals doing the actual studies. It is important for us as practitioners to 1) be familiar with their names 2) know their current areas of research interest and 3) know how to find the articles and reports they publish in areas that specifially apply to our work!!!
Rethinking children’s play in the 21st Century: A discussion with play scholars from around the world
Diane Levin presenting “Remote Control (RC) Teaching and Learning” more NAEYC notes from Lisa Murphy
Children with (her phrase) Problem Solving Deficit Disorder (PSDD):
Have a problem finding engagement
Say they are bored a lot
Seem to lack creativity and imagination
Difficult to play cooperatively without aggression
Do better when they are told what to do
Ask for new things all the time but get bored quickly with them
They don’t say, “I can’t do it.”
They ask, “what does it do?” about the playdough
From Larry Griffin
Prefrontal cortex (PFC)
Not fully developed until about 20-25 yrs old
25 there is a spike in PFC activity and at 50 there is another one – this is the “the gramma is not the mother I grew up with!”
directionality (where’s my car?)
getting out of this room and back up to the 3rd floor
where we are in space
boys have more blood flow in this area
men know streets girls know landmarks
Visual processing > processing what you see
associate a name with a face
limbic = emotional responses
know what something is called
mood is controlled here
“the little brain”
Autonomic functions (breathing)
Jarrod Green (presenter) Re-Imagining Health and Safety : The Recovery and Resilience Approach
Thinking back to your childhood – how physical was it? What did you do and who was with you? Did you ever get hurt? Getting to the point »> the injury isn’t the huge part of the memory. We got hurt, sure, but we kept doing it.
A crisis in physical play because of our concerns with safety.
Opening Session keynote with MEM FOX
NAEYC 2012 Atlanta
No matter how gifted or how disadvantaged or what language or or or no child can learn to read if they have not been read to.
The books that children listen to provide the best possible words in the best possible places.
Learning how to speak comes before learning how to read.
Read GREAT stories – not rubbish ones!
DR. ART ROLNICK, PhD
The research is overflowing! Early childhood education is our best public investment.
“you asked an economist to speak so it shouldn’t surprise you that we are talking about economics!”
He was invited in 2008 to speak at the Aspen Ideas Festival
Spoke with Rahm Emmanuel (who at the time was running Obama’s campaign) to make a case for why the Fed gov’t should be more invested in #ece
Dr. Shonkoff co-author of Neurons to Neighborhoods
Also the Dir of Harvard’s center on the developing child
What does science have to say about this story?
Tell a story about what the latest research is saying. Where might the field go next because of the science?
A lot of the science in Neurons to Neighborhoods is (his words) “history” (12 yrs old).