When it comes to brain development, time in the classroom may be less important than time on the playground. “The experience of play changes the connections of the neurons at the front end of your brain,” says Sergio Pellis, a researcher at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. “And without play experience, those neurons […]
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More and more research suggests that healthy playtime leads to healthy adulthood. Childhood play is essential for brain development. As we’ve reported this week, time on the playground may be more important than time in the classroom. But playtime doesn’t end when we grow up. Adults need recess too… Read more at NPR: Play Doesn’t […]
It’s a playful word that’s developed something of a bad reputation: “competition.” The fear among some parents is that, once children start playing to win, at around 5 years old, losing isn’t just hard. It’s devastating. To explain what competition means to the average 5-year-old, I’m going to invoke an adult known for his ferocity […]
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