DeVos Grand Center | River Overlook rooms A/B

Saturday, August 5, 2017

  8:00 AM -   9:00 AM    On-site Registration /  Credential Pick-up

  9:00 AM -   9:30 AM    Froebel's Method in the 21st CenturyScott Bultman

  9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Children As Mathematicians, Mathematicians As ChildrenThomas Banchoff

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Break (beverage/snacks provided)

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM    Common Core Using Froebel GiftsJuanita Copley

12:00 PM –  1:00 PM    LUNCH (buffet provided)

  1:00 PM –  1:45 PM    Math in Their Feet: Math & MovementMalke Rosenfeld

  1:45 PM – 2:45 PM    Mother Songs & GamesTiffeni Goesel

  2:45 PM – 3:15 PM    Gift Play in a Waldorf ClassroomBrad Kampf

  3:15 PM –  3:30 PM    Break (beverage/snacks provided)

  3:30 PM –  5:00 PM    The Kindergarten documentary film series Scott Bultman


Sunday, August 6, 2017

  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Spherical Unity-Folding CirclesBradford Hansen-Smith

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM  Think & Play with Printing LinesCathy Topal

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM    Break (beverage/snacks provided)

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM    Literacy Assessment with Froebel Gift PlayStacey Wellman

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM    Combining Froebel Gifts, Occupations and StorytellingTiffeni Goesel

12:15 PM –  1:15 PM    LUNCH (buffet provided)

  1:15 PM –  2:00 PM    Learning from Froebel: New Conceptions of Organic ArchitectureJohn Reynolds

  2:00 PM –  2:45 PM    Froebel in a Modern Setting – Julie Bennett

  2:45 PM –  3:00 PM    Break (beverage/snacks provided)

  3:00 PM –  3:15 PM    Outdoor Kindergarten LessonJeff Lende

  3:15 PM –  3:45 PM    Resources for Expanding Froebel's MethodsTiffeni Goesel

  3:45 PM –  4:30 PM    Open Forum

  4:30 PM –  5:00 PM    Closing Comments – Scott Bultman