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Play – A Key to Early Childhood Learning

Play – A Key to Early Childhood Learning

Earlier Academic Instruction Doesn’t Deliver Preschools and kindergartens across the country operate under the belief “the earlier is better” when it comes to academic instruction. Not only are these assumptions not supported by research, an early focus on...
Learning Through Play

Learning Through Play

Academic vs. Play-Based Education Educational curricula such as Every Student Succeeds Act, Race to the Top, and the Common Core State Standards have prompted a switch toward more academic-based education for our American youngsters. While these programs may have good...
Play Boosts Innovation!

Play Boosts Innovation!

Want to know how to raise innovative kids? PLAY! Do you remember transforming into your favorite superhero as a child to save the day or draping blankets across the living room to build forts? Well research links pretend play now to future innovative thinkers. In a...

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