Course Overview
  • The Gateway to Literacy
  • Welcome to Class
  • Course Overview
Learning through Play
  • Types of Children's Play
  • Cooperative Play
  • Scaffolding Make-Believe Play
  • Research Supports Learning through Play
  • Power of Play - Download Resources
  • The Work of Lev Vygotsky
The Work of Vivian Paley & Boston Public Schools
  • What Vivian Paley Learned from Observing and Responding to Children's Stories
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Storytelling and Story Acting
The Role of the Teacher
  • Open Ended Materials & Storytelling
  • Download Resources: Storytelling Web
  • Strategies to Guide & Extend the Play
  • Documentation & Assessment of Children's Learning
  • Download Resource: The Relationship Between Documentation and Assessment
Be Courageous & Bold
  • Research into Practice: Reflecting Children's Stories
  • Reggio Emilia: Progressive Education in Practice
  • Conclusion and Certificate of Completion
  • Bonus Discussion