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Scientists Say Child's Play Helps Build A Better Brain

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.

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Implementing Game-Like Learning Principles Q Design Packs from Institute of Play, based on the tools and methods used by teachers, administrators, curriculum designers and game designers at Quest to Learn and CICS Chicago Quest, provide detailed infographics, worksheets, and rich media resources to support school design, curriculum design, and professional development.

About | Institute of Play

Our world is changing so quickly that we can only begin to imagine what the future will hold. But we are failing to teach our kids the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in today's world. So how will we prepare them for jobs that haven't even been invented yet?

Imagination Playground - Playgrounds for Schools, Museums & Parks - Homepage

Imagination Playground are an innovative playground play system for children. Our playgrounds are perfect for schools, children museums, parks, daycare centers, hospitals, churches, whether indoors or outdoors.

Don't Forget to Play!

Play has earned some inaccurate baggage of connotations over the years. When we talk about playing in education or play time, many would push back that it is not appropriate to play in classroom, or that play is not good learning. This could not be farther from the truth.

30 Ways To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

For the Spanish translation click here The concept of teaching creativity has been around for quite some time. Academics such as E. Paul Torrance, dedicated an entire lifetime to the advancement of creativity in education. Torrance faced much opposition in his day about the nature of creativity.

Teaching Personal/Social Management Skills in Physical Education

Harvey Zahn Physical Education teacher, faculty advisor and author. In physical education, curricular requirements such as fitness development, motor skills and health knowledge must be pursued with vigor. But after my 38 years in the field, let me state the obvious. All teachers, specialists included, should consider their subject matter as secondary to teaching children.

Active Learning Means Using the Body

Good morning students! We are going to learn how to make multiplication problems. Today we have traveled back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. Dinosaurs reproduce by laying.....? Right! Eggs. The dinosaurs lay their eggs in ...? Correct again. Nests. In your baggy, you will find several paper nests and two colors of eggs.

Dr. Peter Gray on "The decline of play"
In this talk, Dr. Peter Gray compellingly brings attention to the reality that over the past 60 years in the United States there has been a gradual but, overall dramatic decline in children's freedom to play with other children, without adult direction. Over this same period, there has been a gradual but overall dramatic...