The Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy Virtual Learning Series: The Growing Brain Basics:  Part 4 - Everyday Play  

The Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy Virtual Learning Series: The Growing Brain Basics:  Part 4 - Everyday Play  

The question of how babies’ brains grow in the context of relationships is one of the most important topics in early childhood development. Research on this topic is exploding, underscoring the need for early childhood professionals to learn about foundations of brain development and strategies to best support the growing brains of infants and young children. This series supports participants’ exploration of key concepts, research, and concrete strategies from ZERO TO THREE’s- The Growing Brain: From Birth to 5 Years Old curriculum.

Discover how play builds children’s capacities in all areas of development, the difference between free and guided play, the stages of social interaction, and ways to promote the core skills children develop through play.  

· Summarize the development of play and differentiate between free and guided play.

· Identify the stages of play and the stages of social interaction in play.

· Describe the core skills that children develop through play and strategies to promote these skills.

Featured Presenter: Katrina Macasaet

Katrina is a Manager of Professional Innovations Division with ZERO TO THREE and lead faculty for Critical Competencies and The Growing Brain curricula.  As Manager, Katrina leads the design and delivery of presentations at state, regional, and national early childhood conferences, and meetings.

 

 

 

Updated: 2022-04-13
Thu,
Apr
14,
2022
  
5:30 
P.M.
 - 
7:30
P.M.
Katrina Davis
katrina.davis@gcsu.edu
(478)-445-8524