National guidelines in Australia support the importance of play in learning.
"The guidelines recognise the importance of play, particularly in the way it develops creativity, teaches sociability, negotiating and linguistic skills, and stresses that learning is not limited to a time or place." Guidelines Recognize The Importance of Play, The Melbourne Age
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
A great post, discussing principles.
1. We focus on exposure, not mastery.
2. We focus on strengths and potential, not weaknesses.
3. We focus on modeling.
4. We focus on relationships.
5. We focus on time, not content.