Puppets as Teaching Partners
August 7th, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: PM1 Concurrent Sessions
University of Washington Haring Center
Track: Practitioners
Category: Rigorous Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Social-emotional
Session Description: After attending this interactive session you will feel energized and inspired to bring puppets to life in your classroom. Learn simple and creative ways to make and use puppets to engage children and increase participation for all learners in your classroom.
Learning Objectives. Please share 3 key objectives:
1) Be introudced to the benefits of using character puppets as an instructional tool to meet objectives in social-emotional skills, literacy, science & math
2) Identify ways to increase your confidence and comfort in introducing puppets
3) Design your own puppet classroom experiences to implement with ease.