The Illinois Birth to Third Grade Continuity Project hosted a webinar on play-based learning December 1.

Elgin Area School District Unit 46 has implemented play-based curriculum in their all-day kindergarten classrooms. They shared their development, implementation, and initial results. Topics included the following:

  • Curriculum and resources
  • Challenges and successes (getting it approved, schedules, buy-in, etc.)
  • Professional development
  • Dual-language kindergarteners
  • Benefits
  • First grade alignment for next year

Check out the PowerPoint and handout from the webinar.