Yvonne Liu-Constant is the Practitioner Specialist at the Pedagogy of Play. She is an early childhood educator who loves teaching children as much as she loves working with teachers. Yvonne has taught children ages 3 to 8 at independent and public schools, as well as adults in undergraduate and graduate programs. Currently, she teaches at Boston Teacher Residency and Lesley University, where she was Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education.

Yvonne is trained as a cultural researcher, and she is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, and English. She has published research comparing childrearing practices of Chinese Immigrant and European American parents, and translated into English the Taiwanese children’s book Run, Little Hei Hei, Run. Yvonne is passionate about the integration of math, science, and the arts, and she is the founder of Mathful Play, a teacher collaborative that seeks to make math more playful and play more mathful. She is a co-author of The Footbook: Steps to Developing Numbersense in Young Children.