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12 Types of Play Infographic – e-Learning Infographics

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***Play Is Essential Series: Types of Play Infographic***

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Learn About the 12 Types of Play!

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Texas School Triples Recess Time And Sees Immediate Positive Results In Kids – Scary Mommy

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***Play Is Essential Series: Recess Time in Schools***

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           All human development emerges from the interactions among playing, making, and knowing. This is the core philosophy of my work in progress Shaping Lives. Transforming Communities: Creative Expression in the Dance of Life. One of the big mistakes schools have made over the last 25 years is to eliminate or shorten recess and other chances for kids to move around. Today’s post shares the story of how increasing recess time in one Texas school resulted in good things happening.

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What if They Spend Their Whole Childhood Playing? | Happiness is here

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Play–The Essential Foundation for Human Development:

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     Play is the foundation for all learning and development. When we limit the opportunities for children to explore and play, we damage their future and ours. Today’s post from one of my new discoveries, Happiness Is Here, should be read by all parents and teachers as we begin the new school year.

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“I couldn’t homeschool, my kids would just want to play all day!” So what if they did? Really. Think about it. What if they did? What if they were allowed to do what children do best, play? All day. What … Continue reading →

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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

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

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