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Welcome to the 2019 High AIMS Summer Institute! 

High AIMS is a consortium of 30 public school districts in southwest Ohio. Fairfield City Schools will serve as this year’s host to 2,000+ educators for our 6th annual Summer Institute. We will offer two nationally acclaimed keynote speakers and 250 breakout sessions as teachers and administrators immerse themselves in dynamic and inspiring professional learning.


                                          August 1-2, 2019                                                                                            Held at Fairfield High School
                                          8:30 am - 4:00 pm                                                                                           8800 Holden Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                                   Fairfield, OH 45014

Keynotes:        August 1 - Hall Davidson
                         August 2 - Ron Clark

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Thursday, August 1 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Classroom Community Building Through Purposeful Play (90 min) FILLING

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Join us as we discuss the essential need for play in the early childhood classroom and the benefits of purposeful play in building a classroom community of learners.
How can “essential play time” fit into a rigorous curriculum? Let’s spend time designing your classroom schedule that will incorporate and allow for choice and play from the first day of school that will cultivate empathetic, independent students.

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Becca Striet

Kindergarten Teacher, Lakota Local School District
Becca Striet is a kindergarten teacher in Lakota Local School District. The importance of play and student choice in early childhood have led her to seek out opportunities to learn and share the benefits of purposeful play and its essential place in the modern-day classroom.

Thursday August 1, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm EDT
HS 3401