Join educators from around the state for a series of virtual workshops led by experts on implementing play in the classroom. Learn simple, sustainable approaches to rekindle joy for yourself and your students. These workshops are free for all CEA and AFT Connecticut members. Register for one or for all three.
Simple, Sustainable Approaches to Rekindle Joy for Ourselves and Our Students
March 30, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Learn how understanding the science of happiness and the science of learning can make for joyful, evidence-based learning with teacher, literacy specialist, and consultant Dr. Katie Egan Cunningham.
Holding Space: Embracing Education in Today’s Classroom
April 27, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Find out how to cultivate students’ agency and voice by building more choice into your lesson plans and promoting student ownership of learning. Led by Harvard H. Ellis Technical High School teacher Dr. Jennifer Norman.
Playful Learning: The Work of Childhood
May 18, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Wallingford elementary teacher Jamie Hocking and CEA Teacher Development Specialist Dr. Kate Field will offer practical tips for implementing play-based learning and discuss how it fosters the executive function skills necessary for success in school and life.