Block Area: Areas of the Classroom Series
Appropriate set-up of a block area in an early childhood classroom
This session is part of a series on how to set up different areas of an early childhood classroom. In this webinar, participants will learn about setting up the block area and will focus on the definition of a block, types of blocks to include in the block area and the space, storage and extension materials to consider for block play.
Upon completing this 30 minute webinar, participants will be able to...
- Understand what is a block & what are different types of
- Become aware of the key components of setting up the
block area to include:
- Extensions & props
Jennifer has over 29 years of experience in the field of education. She holds a BA in Elementary Education and Spanish and an MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies with an emphasis on Bilingual Education. Her teaching experience includes everything from Pre-K4 to second grade, in both general education and bilingual/dual language settings. Jennifer left the classroom to work more closely with educators as a Professional Learning Specialist for Pre-K4SA in San Antonio, TX. where she spent six and half years coaching and providing professional development opportunities for early childhood educators. Jennifer has recently switched roles and is currently employed as an Early Childhood Subject Matter Expert with School Specialty, Inc. Her presentations cover many important topics in early childhood with a strong focus on information and strategies for Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers.