the capacity for creative play becomes the capacity for creative thought
Focusing on divergent, imaginative, creative thinking
Children learn they can take risks and succeed
Not every question requires an answer.
Constructivist classrooms invite all children and teachers to consider themselves scientists.
One way we prepare students for the sciences is by protecting the senses.
Students understood the importance of conserving paper
Teachers can use this power to advance their learning goals.
The challenges are undertaken simply for the love of science!
Pretend play develops as the vehicle through which language and cognition are educated
Children are invited to play creatively and as they build they are learning about engineering, symmetry, balance, and design.
We explore fractions as we cut and share the bounty. Children also learn chemistry as they witness ingredients blend and change.