#letkidsplay #playfullearning

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Work and Play, Play and Work

“Play is the child’s work” is a line made famous by the early childhood educator, Maria Montessori. I interpret that to mean many things. But perhaps most importantly I believe it to mean that through play, children – and I would say youth and adults, too – make meaning of their world. This idea is … Continue reading

Do teachers play?

Our #letkidsplay campaign reminds me of this conversation from back in the day on the Coöp. Play is really dangerous to school. It’s very subversive. It’s antithetical to the status quo; it’s the generative, imaginative, organic solution to the problem of schooling, which is moribund, petrified, and mechanical. It’s adaptive; it sheds and assumes rules … Continue reading

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