Prescription for Play
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Lynn Cuccaro
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About the Talk 

Go on a playful journey to explore the role of play in inquiry and understand what it takes to make play come alive for your students. A true advocate for play, Lynn dives into its value and explores loose parts as a tool for thinking. Reflect on what environments and materials elicit delight in your students and how might material exploration be used as a tool for thinking across the school day. Become an advocate for play in your community and take away ideas and strategies to provide access to play and loose parts to all children. 

Top Takeaways 

Through this workshop, explore:

  • Play as an authentic vehicle for inquiry
  • Profound skill development through play
  • Play as a means of wellbeing for all ages
Explore hundreds of units and learning experience collections on play based learning!
Speaker
Lynn Cuccaro
Board of Director, The Island Academy school and The Sandbox Children's Museum
Disclaimer - This event is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle’s events and webinars are organised to enable an exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community and are not a replacement for official IB workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB. Please seek assistance from your school’s IB coordinator and/or refer to official IB documents before implementing shared ideas and strategies in your classroom.

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Lynn Cuccaro
Lynn Cuccaro is a global educator who specializes in leadership, strategic design and professional learning. Her passion is partnering with schools to build sustainable systems that push the possibilities of teaching and learning. For the last twenty years, she has served as an IB inquiry educator working in and with schools across the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Dedicated to reimagining education, Lynn partners with innovative non-profit education organizations such as the International Baccalaureate, the Center for Advanced Studies in International Education, and the World Forum for Early Care. She has recently collaborated with the International Baccalaureate's Primary Years Program to create a new sample Programme of Inquiry for the PYP Enhancements. In her local community, she serves on the Board of Directors for both the Island Academy school and the Sandbox Children's Museum.
Early Years
Prescription for Play
Go on a playful journey to explore the role of play in inquiry and understand what it takes to make play come alive for your students. A true advocate for play, Lynn dives into its value and explores loose parts as a tool for thinking. Reflect on what environments and materials elicit delight in your students and how might material exploration be used as a tool for thinking across the school day. Become an advocate for play in your community and take away ideas and strategies to provide access to play and loose parts to all children.