Spotlight on Presenter Sally Stark-Dreifus
Sally recently transitioned from toddler classroom teacher to Assistant Director at Our PlayHouse Preschool. In addition to over a decade of classroom experience, Sally previously has two years of school administration experience, including serving as the Head of Admissions at an independent PreK-8th school in Brooklyn. Sally loves working with children and families and is passionate about creating strong school communities and deepening those connections with the larger community of Durham.
Sally has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Clark University and a double masters degree in Infant and Parent Development and Early Intervention, and Early Childhood General and Special Education from Bank Street College of Education.
Peek-a-boo Power: How peek-a-boo play builds secure attachment in infant and toddler classrooms and fosters a sense of self in young children
Learn about attachment theory and how it can be applied to peek-a-boo play during this workshop. Discover ways of creating unique and fun games to take back to your classroom, explore a variety of peek-a-boo books for children 0-3, and examine a case study of a toddler classroom that uses peek-a-boo play and learn how the teachers helped the students become securely attached to their caregivers in order to build a strong sense of identity.