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25 Quotes about the Importance of PLAY

Albert Einstein said, "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." He also stated that " “Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought.” The gift of imaginative free play has been…
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Play, the Best Form of Learning

A recent article in the New York Times caught my eye and I just had to share what some of us know is common sense and what others continue to ignore. The latest research about playing, games, and learning continues to build its case. This article was written by Alison Gopnikjuly, and well worth the read, What Babies Know…
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Sandbox Summit@MIT – The ROI of PLAY!

Sandbox Summit@MIT - The ROI of PLAY! What a whirlwind! Just a few of the Highlights from the presentations today...We experienced first hand some the latest and greatest of what is happening from revolutionary concepts, multi-platforms, and incredibly innovative products in the edtech space. Diversity was prevalent everywhere. Maria Montessori said, "Play is the work of the child" and…
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Play is Learning – Watch!

Opening minds to critical knowledge on play, creativity, and learning The following video isn't earth shattering; it's presented in a very low-key kind of way but the message is once again loud and clear: Kids Need to PLAY! "Play in all its rich variety is one of the highest achievements of the human species, alongside…
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