Meeting the Needs of the Community: Modifying the #InnovatingPlay #SlowFlipChat

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey As moderators of this uniquely styled chat with educators who bring depth to their responses, we are constantly on the lookout for bridging connections and listening to the needs within our community. Some of our main goals are to create a Continue Reading →

A Summer of Discoveries and New Connections – #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Discovering the Country Miss Pinto and her California kiddos had a three week lead on summer vacation, but it wasn’t the end of the communication with Mrs. Twomey and her New Jersey kids! As mentioned in Our Year Long Memory String Continue Reading →

Play Through Exploration: A Shared Garden Experience – #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Making Connections Our New Jersey and California kids share the weather with each other every day. Connecting with the same topic of the weather each day has been an ongoing connection for them since November. On Valentine’s Day, a spontaneous, yet Continue Reading →

Making Learning Visible Through Block Play – #InnovatingPlay

 Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Making Connections We have had an ongoing class collaboration since October. The ongoing piece came AFTER some natural opportunities of connection. Jessica’s class joined Christine’s class in playing Guess the Sharing Item on Flipgrid. The kids were able Continue Reading →

First LIVE Chat with @jlabar2me’s Class and More with #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto & Jessica Twomey WHAT HAPPENS when your class connects with a class in another location, and that opportunity is not limited to a one time experience? Connections are made. Experiences are shared. Empathy develops and friendships form. Learning expands beyond the walls of Continue Reading →