Play & Learning Stories

Part 3 of 3: Learning Dispositions and Socio-Emotional Skills

In this webinar, we'll learn about seeing opportunities in play to recognize and develop learning dispositions and social-emotional skills. Learning Stories are a perfect way to think through appropriate teaching responses to what you see in play.

This is a recorded webinar

Dr. Sarah Aiono, Longworth (New Zealand)


What you'll learn

This webinar will focus on ways teachers can draw on Learning Stories to intentionally support the development of key socio-emotional skills and learning dispositions within play-based environments.

  • Practical examples to support social problem-solving

  • Writing about and supporting conflict resolution

  • Managing tricky emotions.

Delve into social and emotional growth

Learn how to recognise growth and support it.

What's included

  • Community

    You will gain access to a community of like-minded educators.

  • Livestorm Webinar

    Live instruction with direct access to the trainer and all course materials.

  • Certificate & Replay

    We will provide a certificate upon completion of the course. And you will receive a course replay by email link.

Consultant Dr. Sarah Aiono

Based in New Zealand, Sarah is passionate about play, and specifically helping teachers implement evidence-based play pedagogy with fidelity in their everyday practice.

She has extensive experience as a teacher at all age levels, and those particularly with challenging behaviour and learning needs. Now she mentors and facilitates teacher professional learning as an accredited PD facilitator and Massey University post-graduate course advisor.

In addition, she hosts the popular podcast series Play Conversations on Spotify. She has delivered a number of keynote presentations at education events nationally and internationally. As co-director and CEO of Longworth Education, I support schools to implement evidence-based play pedagogy, and specifically focus on ensuring effective teaching practice within primary school play-based learning environments.