The Fun Factor:The Science Behind Fun and Play for Increased Learning
Includes Down the Canal Game ($39.99 value)
This workshop is for childbirth educators and doulas seeking innovative ways to share information about birth with the families they serve. The purpose of this mini workshop is for participants to gain an understanding of how teaching through play enhances learning. Down the Canal - the Game of Birth included!!
1) List at least three benefits of having fun
2) Discover what kind of learner you are
3) Experience the power of play
4) Create your own game (through brainstorming or individually)
*Listen to a short presentation on benefits of play for increased learning and retention of information.
*Take a quiz to discover your learning style.
*Engage in play to stimulate the right and left brain to work together.
*Explore what the research says about play, fun, and learning
I am Betsy Schwartz, pioneer and a visionary. In 1994 I established Tenth Month Doula Services, the first of its kind in South Florida. My most recent accomplishment is the creation and publication of Down the Canal – The Game of Birth. My website Birth in the Know has a wealth of information. I am a former board member of the Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, and a founding member of the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services. My master’s degree is in management of human services. My 27+ year career has been in being a postpartum doula, and training many. In 2012 I became a Reiki practitioner, and since then a Reiki Master. My newest hobbies are drumming and Dragonboat racing.