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Recent Blog Posts
I recently had a ton of fun talking about play as a guest speaker on a live webinar for Bright Horizons, an international provider of quality early childhood programs. Moderator Melanie Brooks and I talked about the joys and benefits of pretend play, messy play,...read more
Spread the word! In January I’ll be leading a series of teacher workshops for early childhood and primary grade teachers and administrators. The workshops will take place at Northwestern University in Evanston. We’ll discuss how to introduce coding and robotics...read more
Here is an excerpt from my new blog post for the Center for Talent Development: Two young children play with wooden blocks and plastic dinosaur toys. They create a zig zag path of blocks and move the dinosaurs down the path one by one, all in a row. As they play, the...read more
Ann frequently leads Saturday morning story time sessions at Evanston’s favorite independent bookstore.
Location: Bookends & Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois
Next session: Saturday, February 18, 10:30 a.m.
The Essentials of Learning through Play
Bright Horizons Webinar
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
SXSWedu Annual Conference
How 3D Construction Projects Teach Coding
Location: Austin, Texas
Date: March 6-9 2017