Number Stories

Cross Posted from Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey If you are coming across this post, the information for our Number Story study is now available in our Innovating Play book! Chapter 6 includes a detailed lesson plan of the pacing for the duration of the study, supplemental resources, and of course Continue Reading →

A Summer of Discoveries and New Connections – #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from 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 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.worldWritten 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 to Continue Reading →

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

Cross Posted from 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 →