Wincey Terry-Bryant & Melissa Richardson
April 6th, 4:00-5:00PM and 5:15-6:15PM EST
Pay what you can
Workshop 1 (4:00-5:00pm):
MUSICAL MOMENTS: Using Music to Explore Math in Children’s Literature (Pre-K, K) with Wincey Terry-Bryant
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to tap into young children’s love of music and stories to spark meaningful exploration of math concepts. They will identify math opportunities in children’s books and stories, and create catchy songs, chants, to enhance math learning. Participants will also explore the use of music as a classroom management and assessment tool.
Workshop 2 (5:15-6:15PM):
FINDING DRAMA EVERYWHERE: Bringing Nonfiction to Life (Pre-K, K) with Melissa Richardson
Every nonfiction topic is an exciting story waiting to happen. Children are gathering research everyday through books, media, and sensory observations. Telling and acting out stories encourages teamwork, fosters creative thinking, reinforces vocabulary, and helps children make connections in their learning. Engage in drama games that connect the concepts of character, setting, activity, and plot to virtually any curriculum topic. Investigate techniques for using children’s prior knowledge to create nonfiction-inspired stories and bring them to life through movement and drama.