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Year of Play: The Science of Play-Based Education Symposium

Year of Play: The Science of Play-Based Education Symposium | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it

Combining our passions for nature and the environment,and our commitment to early childhood education,Cleveland Botanical Garden and Case Western Reserve University's Schubert Center for Child Studies are excited to present David Sobel for a day-long symposium focusing on play. Sobel is an educator at Antioch University New England and author who focuses on outdoor education and play.

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Combining play with learning is one of the cornerstones of the Montessori method.

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How Free Play Can Define Kids’ Success

How Free Play Can Define Kids’ Success | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it

Free, unstructured playtime gives kids a chance to discover their interests and tap into their creativity. It’s a crucial element for building resilience in


Via Andrea Zeitz
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The best Montessori schools have areas where children can play outside during unstructured time.

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