2015 Wonderplay™ Early Childhood Conference—Livestream

Compassion, Empathy, Curriculum: Exploring How They Converge

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8:30–8:40 am Welcoming Remarks Fretta Reitzes, Director, Wonderplay Initiative
8:40–8:50 am Presentation of Vivian Gussin Paley Award for Early Childhood Education
8:50–9:40 am Derrick Gay, MS Ed: Who are YOU? How YOUR Identity Matters in the Early Childhood Classroom
9:40–10:30 am Mary Gordon, MC: Relationships are the Conductors of Learning in the Early Years
10:30–11 am Break
11–11:10 am Reconvene
11:10 am–12 pm Ron Taffel, PhD: The "Three-Dimensional" School: A New Paradigm to Protect Kids' (and our own) Humanity
12–1:15 pm Lunch
1:15–2:30 pm JoAnn Deak, PhD: Can Kindness be Taught? The Nature/Nurture Question
2:30–3 pm Break
3–4:15 pm Lydia Soifer: The Language of Kindness
4:15 pm End