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The Genius of Play: How socio-dramatic play can be used to improve literacy skills and social competence

There exist a host of misconceptions about play and play-based learning. Some suggest play and academic work are distinct and should not be mixed together. Others feel all play should be goal-directed and structured, not open-ended and free. But the truth is, the lines here are very blurry. Research suggests play and academic learning can …

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Building Higher Level Literacy Skills in Preschool and Kindergarten

In this new age of digital and multiliteracies, the requirements of a reader are changing. Whereas traditionally the focus of learning was more on remembering information gleaned from multiple books, children today may need to think critically about what they are reading, sort out the misinformation and evaluate sources. How does this impact our literacy …

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