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12 (Not So) Surprising Benefits of Play | Michele Borba

12 (Not So) Surprising Benefits of Play | Michele Borba | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Parenting expert, Dr. Michele Borba, describes 12 reasons why today's over-scheduled, over-supervised, plugged in, too stressed kids need to play.
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" play is not only disappearing from our homes and neighborhoods, but our schools as well. And this comes at the same time when reports show that stress is mounting to  new heights in our kids while their mental health has plummeted to a twenty-five year all-time low. A good old fashioned childhood of cloud-gazing, leaf-kicking, and hill rolling is disappearing to be replaced by screens, earplugs, flashcards and tutors."

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Sledding as a Revolutionary Act

Sledding as a Revolutionary Act | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Henry Bacon/Library of Congress "If you are up for a bit of civil disobedience," read the invitation, "meet at the west front of the Capitol lawn at 1:00 today. Come armed with sleds!
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The Benefits of Play for Adults: How Play Can Improve Your Health, Work, and Family Relationships

The Benefits of Play for Adults: How Play Can Improve Your Health, Work, and Family Relationships | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Play is not just for kids. Learn how play can improve your relationships, creativity, and productivity.
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The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

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There are shifts in the ways we approach work and education that make their ways into our lives. We might focus on one or two of these concepts in our own lives, but miss that these concepts are involved in new ways of working and learning. Change occurs in small, incremental ways then suddenly, all at once. 

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Sharrock's curator insight, January 11, 2014 5:06 PM

There are shifts in the ways we approach work and education that make their ways into our lives. We might focus on one or two of these concepts in our own lives, but miss that these concepts are involved in new ways of working and learning. Change occurs in small, incremental ways then suddenly, all at once.