On March 1st, reInterpret hosted a workshop for early child development teachers. As the workshop progressed, we quickly realized the teachers were well versed in open-ended materials…they basically just needed a little reInspiration! Take a look at how the teachers interacted with our activities:
We presented teachers with various materials to describe: a length of wire, a black plastic cap and a solid rectangle of wood. Teachers concluded that materials each have some unique attributes and may have some attribute in common. Recognizing differences and similarities help children with language development, pre-reading skills and pre-math skills.
After interacting with our activity stations, our reflective participants made the following comments:
Here are some of their creations:
Here are some of the ideas for presenting materials to 2-6 year olds:
The teachers reflected on what they learned about each other:
Teachers made these resolutions:
Thank you to all of the teachers of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church Preschool!