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The No Play Doctrine

After reading the recent posts in the play and recess campaign on the Coop I began to notice the common denominator in every argument agreeing that play is crucial to a suitable public education system. We, the American public, have slowly become a society that praises and emphasizes conformity and standardization in the ultimate goal … Continue reading

Creating a Powerful Education for Our Children (Guest post by Beth Kimberly @Playworks)

originally posted on bkimberly’s Playworks blog Although we probably didn’t think of it this way at the time, our childhoods were full of informal education outside of school. This is where we were taught social norms, empathy, teamwork, problem solving and leadership by playing and learning from other, older kids. Unfortunately, it seems that many … Continue reading

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