Deanna Pecaski McLennan shares important elements of the Kindergarten classroom that she has co-constructed with the children. She talks about her beliefs about how children learn and flourish, how to create a learning environment that supports learning through inquiry and play and how that learning is communicated to children and their families. Deanna’s passion for mathematical thinking and how it shapes the culture of learning in the classroom is also woven through the PLEYChat.

Released: August 15, 2023
Videos: 7

“We believe that children are capable and curious and come to school with a variety of rich experiences.”

– Deanna Pecaski McLennan
The Beliefs that Drive Practice
Moving the Learning Forward
Math is Relevant and All Around us
Understanding How Children Develop Mathematical Understanding
Math Happens Everywhere
Thinking Through a Mathematical Lens
Documenting and Communicating the Learning