Transforming Early Childhood Education
Jeffrey Brogden, Mansfield ISD
Kimberley Cantu, Mansfield ISD
Jim Vaszauskas, Mansfield ISD
Wednesday, October 23
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
What's Different About the Facility? The Dr. Sarah K. Jandrucko Academy for Early Learners promotes literacy and numeracy development at an early age centered around the research that children learn best through active, exploratory experiences. The facility features 16 distinct learning experiences, typically called classrooms, which are categorized into four themed pods: Navigation, Investigation, Exploration and Interaction. Experience the future of early childhood education.
Learning Objective 1:
Design facilities to accommodate the earliest learners.
Learning Objective 2:
Overcome unique challenges of an experiential learning environment.
Learning Objective 3:
Adapt a building to facilitate a new style of learning.
Learning Objective 4:
Promote teacher collaboration through design.
(1) AIA LU, (1) IDCEC LU