Friday, November 30
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Be immersed in a day of professional development and playful learning designed especially for preschool and kindergarten educators and administrators. Examine The Strong’s unique Woodbury School and consider how its play-based Reggio Emilia approach could be used in other settings. Observe and discuss practices and routines such as a story workshop and project work. Spend time with the museum’s teaching staff and learn about their image of children, the importance of indoor and outdoor environments, and the ways that they plan their negotiated, project-based curriculum. Enjoy exploration time in the museum’s interactive exhibits. Lunch is provided.
Registration and Fees
$149 (non-refundable) per person. Space is limited. Registration includes beverages and lunch. Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. in the main lobby.
For questions, or special dietary or other requests, please call 585-263-2700.
About The Strong
The Strong® is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. Through its school lessons and professional development programs, The Strong serves thousands of students, pre- and in-service teachers, administrators, curriculum development professionals, and other early childhood professionals each year.
The Strong houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.