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Different Types Of Play And When They Fit

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In Purposeful Play, Kristi Mraz, Alison Porcelli, and Cheryl Tyler list four different types of play that kids engage in throughout the day. Each type of play has its specific context, and utilizing those contexts in the classrooms help you ignite deep and joyful learning.

Purposeful Play: A Teacher's Guide to Igniting Deep and Joyful Learning Across the Day is the newest book from authors Kristi Mraz, Alison Porcelli, and Cheryl Tyler. "We believe there is play in work and work in play," write the three coauthors. "It helps to have practical ways to carry that mindset into all aspects of curriculum."

 

Purposeful Play: A Teacher's Guide to Igniting Deep and Joyful Learning Across the Day is out now. Click here to learn more.

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Topics: Video, Early Childhood Education, Education, Education Policy, Mindset, Opportunity, Play, Rigor, Alison Porcelli, Cheryl Tyler, College, Elementary, Kristine Mraz, Purposeful Play

Date Published: 06/08/16

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