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Superhero and War Play in the Early Years
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Join us for this FREE LIVE webinar on Saturday 1st December at 10:00 a.m. GMT. We will explore the issues around Superhero and War Play in the Early Years. Presented by two practitioners who have carried out research in this area, it aims to build an understanding of how gender, social influence and peace are connected in the classroom.

About This Webinar

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This webinar is a great starting point for those who are interested in children's desire to take part in Superhero and War Play. It will explore the different aspects of this type of play, look to push your own boundaries further and take inspiration from children who engage with it.

The importance of a refelctive approach will be linked to how we may gain an understanding of underlying issues such as gender, social influence and peace within the classroom.

Please note this is a LIVE webinar which will run for approxinmately one hour, starting at 10a.m. GMT.

What Will Be Covered

This webinar will cover a variety of topics related to Superhero and War Play, including: Conflict in Play; A Montessori Perspective of the subject; The Child's perspective of this play; Development Theories; Observing and Listening to this typre of play; What are the Practitioner's Choices?


There are no academic requirements to attend this webinar, just an interest in the subject matter.

Course Staff

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Leanne Ridgway

Leanne began working with chidlfen while living in Zimbabwe where she spent a number of years working with orphans and vulnerable children. Looking to expand her knowledge of children's education she gained a level 3 in Early years and worked in pre-school settings. Wanting to make a difference to children, and have a positive impact on the world she fell in love with the Montessori philosophy, completing her level 4 qualification in 2016 then moving onto studying for her degree. Teaching in a wonderful Montessori school, Leanne "enjoys the privilege of witnessing the wonders of learning everyday along side exploring wide topics through research."

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Laura Perfetti

Having gained a degree in Pedagogy in Rome Laura moved to London and decided to deep her knowledge of Pedagogy into the Montessori Philosophy as well as BA in Early Childhood Studies.. Gained her Foundation Degree in Montessori practice in 2015 at MCI she now works as a Montessori teacher in a Montessori nursery where everyday: " I feel the privilege of being surrounded by little people's curiosity and freedom!"

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