Blocks in the Bucket

Delivery Method: 

Jenna plays with blocks as she sits on the floor alongside her teacher. As you study the strategies that the teacher uses to extend Jenna’s block play consider when and how she is most successful. Notice how the child gazes at her teacher on multiple occasions and speculate about Jenna’s intentions. Observe how the teacher shares her own interpretations of the child’s actions and reflect on why she may decide to do so. Carefully study Jenna’s play and work in order to discover what specific features or properties of the blocks most capture her interest. See how understanding children's questions rests in the details of their play.

Keywords: Ones, Teaching, Child-Teacher, Non-verbal, Function, Communication

Length of stand-alone master video clip: 3 minutes 50 seconds