Welcome to Teach Play-based Learning
Website developed by Jeana Downey, MA
"Too often we give our children answers to remember...
...rather than problems to solve."
Teach Play-based Learning is a web site developed in conjunction with my Masters in Education at Sonoma State University.
The purpose of developing this website is to enhance the value of a play-based approach through providing seminars to Preschool and Child Care Staff in the San Diego County area.
This website will provide a variety of tools which define play, and how it may be used in an Early Childhood Education setting.
Included on this website are:
For a complete Desired Results form, please visit the following website:
- References to research articles which support play in education
- Links to websites of popular Early Childhood Education approaches which use play in their curriculum
- Descriptions of four seminars which have been developed to support educators in promoting a play-based curriculum in their teaching enviornment, while still fulfilling the Desired Results Developmental Profile of California.
California Department of Education