Quick Thought: Play to Learn
Just a quick thought for today: Play is powerful. It’s the process of authentic learning in action. Children play with new ideas, with social rules, and with just about any random item they…
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All Work and No Play: Why Your Kids Are More Anxious, Depressed
For more than fifty years, children's free play time has been continually declining, and it's keeping them from turning into confident adults
The Importance of Play
Why play is so important for early childhood and school age children, with excerpts from Po Bronson's Nurture Shock.
The Learning Station
Play is essential to child development because it contributes to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of children. #quotes
ECRP. Vol 4 No 1. The Role of Pretend Play in Children's Cognitive Development
The article notes that there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that high-quality pretend play is an important facilitator of perspective taking and later abstract thought, that it may facilitate higher-level cognition, and that there are clear links between pretend play and social and linguistic competence. The article also notes that there is still a great need for research on the relationship between high-quality pretend play and development of specific academic skills.
Global School Play Day -Big Ron Crowley - Lesson Plans, Ideas, and Thoughts
Global School Play Day -Big Ron Crowley - Lesson Plans, Ideas, and ThoughtsRegister your class today. Join over 20,000 students from six continents and ran...