Visitation Days 2017: Investigating the conditions that support playful inquiry

Mar
26

Visitation Days 2017: Investigating the conditions that support playful inquiry

The Visitation Days 2017 Course is available exclusively to Opal School Online Members. Not yet a member?  Become one today! These modules invite you to dive into Opal School’s 2017 Visitation Days’ investigation of Playful Inquiry. You’ll view the presentations, walk through the classrooms, and examine stories from the classrooms and behind-the-scenes conversations with Opal teachers. Whether you attended the workshop […]

By Kathryn Ann Myers | Uncategorized
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Feb
23

Playful Literacy: Finding and Sharing Our Stories

Enrollment in the current section of the Playful Literacy course is closed.  We'll be offering it again soon - keep an eye out for dates!   Welcome! I’m so glad you’ve joined us. Educators who have attended Opal School events often tell me that they want a community of people to continue to be in dialogue with as [...]
By Kerry Salazar | Uncategorized
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Jun
18

Summer Symposium 2016: Constructing a Pedagogy of Play

In May of 2016, Matt and Susan sat and listened while a group of fourth and fifth graders discussed the power of play.  Over the course of thirty minutes, they constructed metaphors and theories reflecting on the pedagogy of play they’ve steeped in.  As often happens in open dialogs, provisional ideas were freely shared and some [...]
By Susan Harris MacKay | Uncategorized
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