With parallels happening across then Western World, this article is well worth a read.
Sir Al Aynsley-Green has written a hard-hitting book that he hopes will shame politicians and spark a national debate
— Read on www.theguardian.com/education/2018/oct/23/britain-crisis-childhood-former-childrens-commissioner-al-aynsley-green-book
The Cost of Ignoring Developmentally Appropriate Practice
— Read on notjustcute.com/2013/10/30/the-cost-of-ignoring-developmentally-appropriate-practice/
Worth considering. Heat argument for play.
Play seems so controversial when applied to the school setting, yet there seems to be a growing movement in the direction of play-based learning in primary schools in New Zealand. Why? And why does such a shift seem so threatening to some, yet is so readily welcomed by others? Continue reading