How Play Works: Nurturing Creative Children in Our Schools, Communities, and Families (Paperback)Edward Miller (author)
Paperback 184 Pages / Published: 14/04/2015
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How Play Works is an important contribution to the effort to restore child-initiated play and learningua book for teachers; early childhood specialists and social workers; preschool, kindergarten, and elementary program directors; school leaders; and other professionals who want to create and preserve play-rich classrooms and programs for young children. In clear, direct language, the book lays out the findings of more than 50 years of research on the central role of open-ended play in young children's cognitive, physical, social, emotional, and moral developmenturesearch that is largely unknown among today's younger teachers and school administrators. It offers practical, first-hand advice and strategies from the leading practitioners of play-based education on how to negotiate the multiple challenges, both educational and political, of nurturing and defending play in schools.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 184
Dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
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