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Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 6

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Conference: No

Contact Information:

Lynn Macie
(802) 892-5351

Math with Loose Parts Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Caledonia and Southern Essex Starting Points Network
Instructor: April Zajko

Through playing with loose parts children learn and expand their mathematical skills as well as foster their sense of wonder. This workshop will explore ways to create meaningful math learning with natural materials and recycled objects. We will examine how to create play-based ways to implement the math Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS) and design environments that invite authentic mathematical exploration. Learning Objectives: 1) Identify a wide variety of loose parts and name ways they can be used to create math manipulatives. 2)State the purpose of play-based math explorations and explore how to design environments that invite authentic mathematical exploration 3)Examine the math standards for ages 0-5 years old from the Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS)

Core Knowledge Area
  • How We Teach
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
December 2, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
December 9, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This is a 6 hour training in the 2+2+2 format.