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Two. The Evidence for Playful Learning in Preschool

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents evidence that play and playful learning enhance academic, social, and emotional outcomes in preschool. Compared to drill-and-practice, playful learning engages and motivates ... More


The Cognitive Child Versus the Whole Child: Lessons From 40 Years of Head Start

EDWARD F. ZIGLER and SANDRA J. BISHOP-JOSEF

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The effect of play on children has become the subject of intense debates in America. Many preschools and elementary schools have reduced or even eliminated play from their schedules. Play is being ... More


One. What Happened to Playful Learning in Preschool?

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book explains the significance of play to preschool learning and emphasizes the whole-child approach to development based on playful learning rather than the restrictive view of child ... More


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