Our misguided effort to close the achievement gap is creating a new inequality: The ‘play’ gap – The Washington Post

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Play, The Foundation of All Development:

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     This story from the Washington Post should be required reading for anyone involved in education and education policy. Play is the foundation for all human development; the interactions among playing, making, and knowing are essential for individual and societal growth. This is the foundation of my book in progress Shaping Lives, Transforming Communities: Creative Expression in the Dance of Life.

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“Too much education policy has been written by those who don’t know how young children develop and learn.”

Source: Our misguided effort to close the achievement gap is creating a new inequality: The ‘play’ gap – The Washington Post

Courtesy of Buddha Doodles

Courtesy of Buddha Doodles

Courtesy of Buddha Doodles

Courtesy of Buddha Doodles

The Creative Apothecary Believes in Play as the Foundation of Development!

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