Play Based Learning2018-09-28T10:11:18+00:00

ISSUE #18 • SEPTEMBER 2018

PLAY BASED LEARNING

Play-based learning is often reserved for our youngest students. However, there are benefits for using play-based learning at all levels. In this issue, we’ll show you some practical ideas for boosting creativity in any classroom.

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Playing with a Practical Purpose

“Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” - Mr. Rogers When we hear the phrase “learning through play”, my mind goes immediately to the preschool/early elementary classroom where children are [...]

Playful Learning: Arts Integration at its Best

Play-based learning is something in which early childhood educators are well-versed. There are block centers, water tables, dramatic play areas and other centers that are created to foster play. For our youngest learnings, play [...]

Making Learning Fun: A Very Fine Line

Okay, so you’ve survived the first weeks of school and now would like to change things up bit.  You don’t want the student excitement of the new year to wear down.  What to do?  [...]

7 Digital Icebreakers Using Google

Digital Icebreakers are perfect for computer-based classes or computer labs. In the beginning of the year, you may have students in your class who do not know each other. These icebreaker activities can get [...]

Free Play & the Arts

For the past few years, we’ve been hearing lots of news about how free play has been declining steadily for American children over the last century. There’s also tons of research available with [...]

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