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Friday, November 15 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Playful Inquiry: A Playful Approach to Scientific Investigation and Exploration

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Playful approaches to learning allow students to play with ideas, experiment and initiate investigations. Using methods used in the playwork profession, participants will look at ways they can playfully support students’ opportunities to explore the questions they care about outdoors. K-2, K-5, K-8, General

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Linda Kinney

Nature Play and School Programs Manager, North Carolina Zoo
Hi Everyone. I manage North Carolina Zoo’s Playful Pedagogy program which serves as an umbrella for our outdoor play, playful learning, and training programs. I received my MA in play theory and playwork from the University of Gloucestershire in England to supplement my work on... Read More →


Friday November 15, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm EST
Salem 1A