Exploring Geometry Through Block Building

Child playing with blocks
Child resting in a block fort
Child playing with blocks
Child playing with blocks
Children playing with blocks
Children building a block tower

Examine unit blocks from the perspective of mathematics research and learn how to engage children in spatial thinking and physics in the block center.  Participants will work together to grapple with the same design and engineering problems that young children face.  Learn the critical importance of providing and facilitating building materials in early childhood settings.

Workshop format:  face-to-face

Length of workshop:  3 hours

Number of participants:  limited to 24

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