Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth
Oxford University Press, Aug 24, 2006 - Psychology - 288 pages
In Play=Learning, top experts in child development and learning contend that in over-emphasizing academic achievement, our culture has forgotten about the importance of play for children's development.
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