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Does it seem your kindergarten students have difficulty following the rules and routines of the art room? Perhaps it’s time to rethink the way you approach art education with your youngest learners!
This course will facilitate a deep dive into a variety of strategies, tools, and methodologies sure to support the budding artists in your classroom. Course participants will investigate a variety of progressive philosophies, including Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and Waldorf, as well as techniques for integrating play-based learning and teaching foundational skills. This eight week intensive course will provide participants with exciting opportunities to explore childhood development, create classroom resources, and revamp their philosophy of teaching kindergarten.
A sample assignment from Week 4 of the class “Rethinking Kindergarten.”
"I appreciated seeing examples of the Reggio approach in action. This class gave us some great ideas, and then being able to connect with other teachers, seeing their ideas and getting their feedback was priceless!"
"I left this course feeling as though I completed a FULL semester at school and found the assignments to be very relevant, engaging and informative. The layout and timeline of the course allowed us to lead the lives we're supposed to lead outside of work. The grading criteria is accessible in every post and feedback was given promptly. A great experience! "
"This course not only gave food for thought and future development but inspired ideas we could immediately implement and act upon in our classrooms. This is for me a highly valuable outcome of professional development."
Hundreds of art teachers have taken the course “Rethinking Kindergarten”. Here’s what they actually think — without cherry-picking.
(12 month rolling average from all post-course survey respondents – Updated 2/27/2020)
"THE COURSE CONTENT WAS RELEVANT AND UP-TO-DATE"
"MY INSTRUCTOR PROVIDED VALUE-ADDED CONTRIBUTIONS TO ENHANCE DISCUSSIONS AND ENGAGE STUDENTS."
"I ACHIEVED THE GOALS I SET AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS COURSE."
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