Loose Parts Update 2023

So excited to be a part of the ILASCD (Illinois Association of Supervision, Curriculum and Development) annual PreK/K Conference in March of 2023. This is an AMAZING conference!

This year, one of the topics in which I will be speaking, is that of Loose Parts.

The key points being shared include…

Using loose parts for…

Building student’s sense of identity

Promoting collaboration and communication

Encouraging children to wonder, test, and explore their ideas

Providing provocations to guide student’s wonderings

Allowing for free, creative expression

Ideas for storage, clean up, and resources will be shared as well. More posts with specifics on each way to use loose parts will be coming soon.

Author: DHonegger

Debra S. Honegger has worked in multiple areas of education- both general education and special education- as teacher, consultant, administrator and instructional coach- with ages from birth through adult. However, no matter where she is or what her title, she holds a firm belief in meeting the needs of each individual child while coming together as a community of learners.

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