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Playing with Gratitude

By Rod Soper

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National Quality Standard
QA4Staffing arrangements
QA7Leadership and service management
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
6Engage in professional learning

Presenter

Rod Soper
Rod Soper is the Director of Education for Thinkers.inq, an early years school dedicated to offering 21st century teaching and learning through transformational play. He has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of education and leadership design. Rod’s expertise includes research into ontological and interpersonal development and critical thinking. He also focuses...
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Description

This webcast examines the science of gratitude and how combining it with the powerful influence of co-play enables positive change in the wellbeing of children from birth up to the age of five.

Rod Soper explores the development, implementation and findings of the Playing with Gratitude Project and the role mental health has in children’s learning and development.

After viewing this webcast, you will understand:

  • The significance of gratitude and the process of gratitude as a tool to support children’s learning and development
  • The role of play and gratitude in developing executive functioning skills, independence and wellbeing
  • Links between gratitude and developing positive neural pathways and social capacities, such as strong verbal reasoning and self-regulation skills
  • The role of gratitude in developing connections to self as well as connections between educators, families and the community.

Duration: 1 hour