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Mentoring Novice And Experienced Teachers On Block Play Using The Developmental-Interaction Approach In The Philippines, Kathrina Gancayco-Umali May 2012

Mentoring Novice And Experienced Teachers On Block Play Using The Developmental-Interaction Approach In The Philippines, Kathrina Gancayco-Umali

Graduate Student Independent Studies

Traces the journey of traditional early childhood Filipino teachers in implementing the developmental-interaction approach in the block corner. Five novice and experienced teachers embarked on a professional development series of four mentoring sessions. As a result of this process, teachers have demonstrated confidence and involvement in implementing the use of unit blocks through the developmental-interaction approach and administration agreed to adapt this as a model design for the early childhood program.


Building Blocks To Growth : An Examination Of Block Building's Impact On Social And Emotional Development, Diana Elisabeth Dube May 2012

Building Blocks To Growth : An Examination Of Block Building's Impact On Social And Emotional Development, Diana Elisabeth Dube

Graduate Student Independent Studies

Explores the role that independent and group block building play in early childhood development, and specifically examines the impact of early childhood block play on social and emotional development.