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The Playful Classroom: The Power of Play for All Ages

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/6/2022 - 7/31/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 20 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 8/23/2021 - 10/17/2021
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Currently Enrolled: 19 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 8/8/2022 - 10/2/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 14 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 5/8/2023 - 7/2/2023
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 25 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 5/9/2022 - 7/3/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 17 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/17/2022 - 3/13/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 23 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 9/12/2022 - 11/6/2022
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 16 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/5/2023 - 7/30/2023
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 22 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/9/2023 - 3/5/2023
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 12 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 2/6/2023 - 4/3/2023
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 15 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/8/2024 - 3/3/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 19 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 8/7/2023 - 10/1/2023
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 6 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/10/2024 - 8/4/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 20 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 5/6/2024 - 6/30/2024
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll and once the course is listed on the graduate credit portal.

  • Currently Enrolled: 10 of 30

About the Course

In this class, participants will learn about play in the classroom! You will study the research behind play and how it affects the brain, social skills, increase in productivity and self esteem, decrease in student behaviors and so much more. You will apply lessons from the text and our online activities in your own classrooms as a lab where you get to try all sort of new play-based strategies with students.

This course is appropriate for teachers K-12 in all subjects.  Teacher librarians, instructional coaches, and administrators are invited to join us; they will be asked to work on class readings, discussions, and practice play in their teaching environments.

Required Text:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and understand brain research around play, the benefits of play, and incorporate play into their classrooms or educational environments. 
  • Use and create a variety of play opportunities with their students.
  • Identify state standards in relation to subject and how play is a necessity to increase student achievement.
  • Identify and understand how play is imperative to academics, social skills, and behavior issues.
  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Professional Development
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): QS 1.C QS 2.A QS 2.B QS 2.C QS 2.D

Facilitator

Barbara Pedrett


Facilitator

Barbara Pedrett


Reviews

Tamara Martinez
Creative ideas to use right away in your classroom.
Tresa Waggoner
This was an excellent course for both the new and veteran teachers. You will be able to incorporate new games and ideas right away.
Barbara Walker
Excellent course! Take this class if you want to bring more joy into your daily routines.

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