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PRESCHOOL- KINDERGARTEN SUMMIT
FOSTERING CREATIVITY
February 13, 2018
Chicago Botanic Garden

The objectives of the Preschool-Kindergarten Summit 2018 are to gather early childhood colleagues and educational leaders from Chicago’s North Shore and nationally to:
- discuss best practices, early childhood education trends, and emerging research that promote optimal development for our youngest learners
- foster a common understanding of developmentally appropriate practice among preschool to kindergarten educators in area schools
- provide resources so individuals can advocate for appropriate approaches to early education

2018 SUMMIT AT-A-GLANCE
2018 SUMMIT AGENDA AND CONFERENCE PROGRAM

2018 EVALUATION
The event is Gateways to Opportunity Registry-Verified (4 hours).
To receive your certificate, you must: 1) return your Conference Session Information Form at the end of event, AND 2) complete the required online event evaluation at: https://tinyurl.com/prek2018. Upon submittal of the online evaluation, the Gateways Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

The event is ISBE verified (5.5 hours of CPDU credit).
To receive the Evidence of Completion, please complete the required online ISBE evaluation: https://tinyurl.com/prek2018. Upon submittal of the online evaluation, the Evidence of Completion Form will be emailed to you.

RESOURCES FROM THE 2018 PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN SUMMIT
RESOURCES FROM JOAN ALMON
The Return of Play
Article
The Wonders of Play Article
Fostering Creativity Through Play-Based Experiential Learning (PBEL) Handout
Recess Resource List Handout
The Territory of Play Video

RESOURCES FROM REBECCA BURDETT
Block Building Basics I Handout
Block Building Basics II Handout
Extended Block Play Handout
Graphic Organizer for Workshop III Handout

RESOURCES FROM KAREN HAIGH
The Reggio Emilia Approach & Looking at Traditional and Progressive-Reggio Based Approaches to Learning Handout

RESOURCES FROM KATHY HARDY
Children's Art: It's The Process, Not The Product That Counts Article

RESOURCES FROM DONNA MANDEL
Recommended Books and Articles Handout
Elements of Dance Handout

RESOURCES FROM GEVER TULLEY
Engagement First: Pathways to Intrinsically Motivated Learning PowerPoint Presentation
Comic Book of Gever Tulley's 2009 TED Talk


RESOURCES FROM STACEY WELLMAN
Creativity Cubed Article

VIDEOS FROM THE 2018 SUMMIT
Preschool-Kindergarten Summit Summary 2018
Videos from Summit Breakout Sessions

ARTICLES ABOUT CREATIVITY
Creating A Creative Child Article by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Jennifer Zosh

Reconnecting with Childhood and Creativity Article by Laura Reischel

THANK YOU
to the Summit Sponsors for making this event possible!

Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe District 35
Kenilworth District 38
North Shore School District 112
Northern Suburban Special Education District (NSSED)
Sunset Ridge School District 29
The Winnetka Public Schools District 36