Planning a Virtual Unit of Inquiry for the Early Years
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Cathie Matthews
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About the Talk 

Experienced Early Years Educator and workshop leader, Cathie Matthews, walks you through the process of planning a virtual How We Organize Ourselves unit of inquiry for 5-6 year olds. Consider the different perspectives of the Early Learner and the Learning Community, and reflect on the adaptations required to teaching and learning for virtual learning in the Early Years.

Deep dive into Cathie’s unit planning process and access key strategies by reading her blog

Intentions 

Through this workshop: 

  • Deep dive into the planning process to create a virtual unit of inquiry for the Early Years. 
  • Explore play as the primary driver to promote inquiry
Explore hundreds of units and learning experience collections on play based learning!

Talk host
Cathie Matthews
Experienced PYP Educator and Workshop Leader
Disclaimer - This webinar is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle's events and webinars are organised to enable exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community and are not a replacement for the IB official workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB.
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Cathie Matthews
Cathie has been an educator for over 30 years, 25 of these in international schools in S.E. Asia. She has taught PYP learners from age 3 to 8 in the PYP. She is passionate about The Early Years (in particular 5-6 year olds) and is an advocate for play. From 2011-2019 Cathie was a kindergarten homeroom teacher at UNIS, Hanoi. She is also a member of IBEN and has facilitated the Literacy, Maths and Symbolic Learning in The Early Years workshop. Cathie has also presented at the Vietnam Teach Conference and The Early Years conference in HCMC.
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Planning a Virtual Unit of Inquiry for the Early Years
Experienced Early Years Educator and workshop leader, Cathie Matthews, walks you through the process of planning a virtual How We Organize Ourselves unit of inquiry for 5-6 year olds. Consider the different perspectives of the Early Learner and the Learning Community, and reflect on the adaptations required to teaching and learning for virtual learning in the Early Years.