The importance of games and dramatic play!
Nearly 100 years ago, Lev Vygotsky wrote about the importance of play. We've long known that play is an essential component in healthy child development. Yet, too often, I hear about schools that are eliminating recess or removing dramatic play props from kindergarten rooms. In 2015 my edu-pal, Scott Bedley, helped launch Global School Play Day to shine a light on the importance of play.. That year over 65,000 students participated. Last year, that number had grown to over a half million and this year, they hope to have a million kids participating on February 5th 2020! Check out their website for more info and to get involved!
Meet Beth and Curtis!
Presidential Award-Winning teacher and hula hoop fanatic, Beth loves bringing real world science to kids! Beth is fascinated by engineering challenges, technology, and outdoor learning spaces. After 25 years teaching kindergarten, she’s excited to share her passion and experience on-line with classrooms from around the world!