A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool | Quote 01156

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It is time to stop making the false dichotomy between “play” and “education.” Education for young children should resemble play, with children delighting in acquiring knowledge and skills in ways that make them feel competent and capable. Emphasis on drilling in basic skills—to the exclusion of attending to thinking, reasoning, problem solving, and emotional and social skills—does not serve children well.

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Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Golinkoff, Laura Berk, and Dorothy Singer

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A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool

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