The Spirit of Synchronicity

Chapter 7 DRAMATIC PLAYIs there a shift in the wind? Are teachers and parents finally fed up? Could the interest in my book on Choice Time indicate a return to joyful, age-appropriate, explorative learning?

There appears to be a genuine interest in moving towards inquiry-based, rather than test-driven, instruction. Heinemann ‘s decision to publish a book that puts this belief out front is commendable. Hopefully their support of the importance of play and inquiry signifies a meaningful climate change that will open the doors to a better educational experience for children.

Sometimes the spirit of synchronicity looks kindly upon us!at water table

If you’re in New York City this Tuesday, I hope you might join me for the official launch of my book.
Book Launch Event

September 6, 2016
6:30 p.m.
The Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel. 718-222-4111

How to Deepen Learning Through Inquiry and Play

Renée Dinnerstein
Foreword by Kathy Collins

Join me for
A PowerPoint presentation with photographs and videos from NYC classrooms

A short reading of selections from the book

A conversation with Anna Allanbrook, principal of the Brooklyn New School
We will discuss the potential of introducing progressive ideas to our public schools.

Q & A

Wine and Snacks

Book signing
Books will be available for purchase at the event

RSVP would be greatly appreciated. ([email protected])

book cover

Photographs by Kristen Brenneman Eno


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