January 2017 PD
Design, Build, and Demolish:
Budding Engineers at Work>>>>
Pushing, pulling, lifting, balancing, and sliding! Participants explored methods to promote, inspire, and scaffold concepts of Engineering beyond building and stacking. They left with a “toolkit” for expanding and inspiring children’s creativity with block play.
Presenters: Susan Neal M.Ed. UPK Teacher RCSD School #16 Paula Wooters M.Ed. UPK Teacher Asbury Day Care Center
PARTICIPANTS ENGAGED IN ENGINEERING PLAY & EXPLORATION
Presenters and attendees.
Teachers work together to build a structure using poles and fabric.
Teachers building structures with mini-marshmallows
Teachers building with foam blocks and shaving cream
Teacher built bridges