We are looking forward to hosting a world renowned educator whose innovative approach encourages creating and making.
Rocklin CA (PRWEB)
August 10, 2017
Sierra College and Hacker Lab announced that Cheng Xueqin, Director of the Office of Pre-Primary Education, Anji County Department of Education, Zhejiang Province, China will present “Doing/Seeing/Thinking/Making: The Ecology of Anji Play,” on Tuesday, August 15 from 6-7:30 PM at Hacker Lab Powered by Sierra College at 4415 Granite Drive, Rocklin, CA. The community is invited.
Xueqin will speak about her role leading the development of the Anji Play philosophy and social ecology over the past 16 years, explained Mary Anne Kreshka, Part-time Instructor, Human Development/Early Childhood Education, Sierra College. “This event will provide rare insight directly from the founder into the design and development of the practices, materials, environments and technology that define the Anji Play ecology,” said Kreshka.
Kreshka explained that Anji Play is the focus of a unique pilot program at the Sierra College Child Development Center (CDC), administered by a collaborative partnership that includes the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office, Placer Community Action Council-Kidz Kount, Inc., Early Head Start/Head Start, Sierra College, and the California State Preschool Program. “Through the partnership, we are seeking to develop a model for local, interconnected and scalable educational change in close collaboration with Ms. Cheng and her team of Anji educators.”
As a result of Sierra College’s partnership with Hacker…