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Messy Science: Using Art to Promote Scientific Reasoning

Monday, October 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Messy Science

Presented by John Funk, M.Ed., Senior Early Education Expert (Clinical Professor)
Sponsored by Frog Street Press

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In this edWebinar, John Funk, M.Ed., Senior Early Education Expert, will provide ideas for using creative and critical art activities to promote scientific reasoning and support science vocabulary. Attendees will learn how to take simple art projects and use them to support children’s development in learning about science.

This event will be of particular benefit to early childhood teachers. There will be time for a Q&A session at the end of John’s presentation. Join us to gain creative classroom ideas for turning art projects into science lessons.

John FunkAbout the Presenter
John Funk, M.Ed., Senior Early Education Expert, has worked in early childhood since 1979. He taught preschool, first and second grades and kindergarten. While teaching kindergarten, John was chosen as the Utah Teacher of the Year and met with the President of the United States. He worked as an early childhood specialist for a large school district and managed early childhood services for Salt Lake CAP Head Start. He is Past President of the Utah AEYC. As an early childhood, reading, art, and literacy consultant for the last two decades, he has written on early childhood subjects and products for McGraw Hill, Leap Frog and Discount School Supply. He served on the editorial panel for Young Children magazine published by NAEYC. Currently, John teaches courses in early childhood, children’s literature, classroom management, reading methods and supervises interns at the University of Utah, as well as working in professional development and content for Frog Street.

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