Play Based Pedagogy

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Play Based Pedagogy

PLAY BASED PEDAGOGYValue of play

PRESCHOOL KINDERGARTEN (2.5 - 6 YEARS OLD) SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT1.1 MAKING FRIENDS • seeking out others to play with• offering play materials and roles to others• playing with others co-operatively• inviting others to play• exchanging ideas, materials and pointsof view with others• sustaining play with others1.3 PEER GROUP ENTRY SKILLS• observing before entering play• offering objects or ideas that arerelevant to play• entering play by assuming available roles

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

With Ontario leading the way, the Council of Ministersof Education endorses play-based learningThe Council of Ministers of Education believes that purposeful, playbasedearly learning sets the stage for future learning, health, and wellbeing.In the Council of Ministers of Education Statement on Play-BasedLearning (2012), the council describes the benefits of play, as recognizedby the scientific community, early learning experts, and children andfamilies alike.Learning through play is supported by science•Scientific evidence demonstrates that neural pathways in the brains ofchildren are built through the exploration, thinking, problem solving,and language expression that occur during play.Learning through play is supported by experts• Experts such as Lev Vygotsky identify play as a leading source of social,emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development. Intentionalplay-based learning allows children to investigate, ask questions,solve problems, and engage in critical thinking.Learning through play is supported by children and families•Children themselves are naturally driven to play, and early learningthrough play often takes the form of manipulating objects, acting outroles, and experimenting with different materials.•Parents also understand that play is valuable to development, allowingchildren to construct, challenge, and expand their understanding of theworld around them.

All children and young people need to play. The impulse to play is innate. Play is a biological,psychological and social necessity, and is fundamental to the healthy development and wellbeingof individuals and communities.’ (Playwork Principles Scrutiny Group 2005)

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS oF PLAY?

ELECT DOCUMENT PG. 43

THESE ARE JUST FEW OF THE SKILLS OUR CLASS IS WORKING ON THIS WEEK.

KEY CONCEPTS LEARNED TROUGH PLAY:1.The development of representational competence2. The development of oral language and narrative understanding3.The development of positive approaches to learning4.The development of logic5.The development of self-regulation and social negotiation

SAMPLE OF PROGRAM PLANS FOR PRSCHOO AND KINDERGARTEN GROUP

"Play is a legitimate right of childhood and should be part of all children’s life."

"Children’s experiences early in life have a profound and long-lasting impact on their future development"

Pretend or “pretense”play• self-regulation• communication• thinking• comparing• planning• investigating• problem solving• experimenting• negotiating• evaluating Socio-dramatic play • literacy acquisition• narrative recall• use of complex language• development of schemas• organization of mentalscriptsConstructive play • self-regulation• planning• use of language• pretend play• development of finemotor control• development of ability toconnect symbols andshapes with letters andnumbers in print

TYPES OF PLAY?

BY:PASHA CIKOTA


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