"How ‘twisted’ early childhood education has become — from a child development expert" by Valerie Strauss
Here at The Learning Center, we know that children grow and develop through play. However, in the age of "rigorous instruction" education policy, the right to play is being taken away from our children both in and out of the classroom.
In a recent Washington Post article, Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an expert in child development and author of, "Taking Back Childhood," defends the child's right to play and delves into the consequences of early education without developmentally appropriate play.
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