Play for Older Kids

$180.00

Content includes what play looks like for older kids, and how it differs from younger children’s play; understanding and applying concepts of student agency and self-directed learning; and understanding key developmental stages for older kids and the impact of these on their learning opportunities.

Category: Product ID: 6702

Description

This webinar is an introduction to play pedagogy and its importance for students in the senior primary school setting (Years 4 – 8).

This webinar will examine:

  • what play looks like for older kids,
  • how it differs from younger children’s play;
  • understanding and applying concepts of student agency and self-directed learning;
  • understanding key developmental stages for older kids and the impact of these on their learning opportunities
  • the links between play and other forms of learning, such as inquiry, STEM/STEAM, Genius Hour, Maker Space, Project-based or Passion projects and,
  • the role the teacher has in supporting play at this level.
  • the tension between achieving a balance between explicit acts of teaching and self-directed,
  • planning, assessment and documentation requirements are in a play-based setting for senior kids.