Messy play is the open-ended exploration of materials and their properties. Learn ways to manage the mess as children learn foundational cognitive principles and exercise motor, language, and social skills.
Listen as Andy Meltzoff discusses the ELOF. Learn ways to provide effective learning experiences that support cognition.
Hear from Daryl Greenfield as he talks about the ELOF and how cognition for infants and toddlers develops into scientific reasoning for preschoolers.
In this webinar, explore how children’s back-and-forth interactions during everyday experiences and routines build the brain. Also, find out how these interactions can set the stage for a lifetime of learning.
Learn ways teachers can support children in using thinking skills to gain deeper understandings and acquire new knowledge.
This in-service suite describes how teachers can help children better understand what they are learning.
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Learn how to create classroom environments where children feel safe to explore, experiment, and express their thoughts and ideas. Explore three key strategies you can use to foster children’s thinking: using scientific method, problem-solving, and applying knowledge.