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Play Based Approach
Transcript of Play Based Approach
What is a Play Based Approach?
"If teaching is your job, does that mean playing is my job?"
Eowyn Henessey 30/6/11
How can we help families to see the advantages?
What is literacy?
'It's not just reading and writing..it's listening, speaking, veiwing, drawing too.
Does play always mean learning?
How do we conquer the imbalance?
Do children have limitations?
Do teachers have the experience?
What can children learn through play?
What is the role of the teacher?
What do they already know?
What they want to learn?
What they need to learn?
How can we go about learning?
Meaning & Relevance
Variety & Choice
How to progress?
What is the role of child?
Hi, I'm Penny
How can we use the storyline approach to develop literacy?
This is where I live
Spelling with ice letter
Water writing outdoors
I want to live here
Spelling with ice in the sand pit
Buried treasure alphabet (find the letters to related words)
which could lead to...
Role of the adult
Role of the child
If we are to believe that play is learning, how can we recognise it?
What skills can play develop?
other areas of the curriculum that could be linked...
The Reggio Emilia Approach
What is the REA?
How does this link to the PBA?
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Godwin, D and Perkins, M (2002), ‘Teaching Language and Literacy in the Early Years’, David Fulton Publishers
HMIe, (2009), ‘The Curriculum for Excellence’, Scottish Executive, HMIe
Massey, S (????) ‘Forest School in Worcestershite LEA, The Benefits of a Forest School Experience for Children in their Early Years, http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/cms/pdf/Worcs%20Forest%20School%20Research%20Academic%20Journal.pdf
Meckly, A (2002), ‘Observing Children’s Play: Mindful Methods. Paper presented to the international Toy Research Association, London, 12 August 2002
Wood, E and Attfield, J (2007), ‘Play, Learning and the Early Childhood and Curriculum’, 2nd Edition Paul Chapman Publishing
Dame Gillian Pugh
"...less formally structured curriculum...lets get back to their enthusiasm and excitement"
PBA is a strong foundation...are essential for children's formal academic achievement as well as their wellbeing.
How can we ensure that the PBA is successful?
Child have control over their learning through...
A Play Based Approach