Learning Through Play
WHITE PAPER: Learning through Play: a review of the evidence
This white paper looks at the most recent research on the role and importance of play for children’s life and learning concluding that the evidence on learning through play is mounting; engaging with the world in playful ways is essential for laying a foundation for learning early in life and learning through play is also proving to be an effective pedagogical technique beyond infancy and toddlerhood.
Unilever, IKEA Group, National Geographic and the LEGO Foundation announce Real Play Coalition
The Real Play Coalition brings together four organisations that believe in protecting the freedom for children to engage with and grow from the world that surrounds them by creating a movement, that highlights the importance of play and aims at tackling a growing crisis in play.
LEGO Foundation Centre for Creativity, Play and LearningThe Centre is developing an international cross-disciplinary research agenda with the goal of building a solid body of evidence about learning through play and the impact of play on child development, creativity, and lifelong learning.
Research publicationsThe LEGO Foundation Centre for Creativity, Play and Learning shares key publications and learnings from research projects and experiences as part of the responsibility to share knowledge about learning through play and support the understanding of the value of learning through play.
"Academic benchmarks are being pushed earlier and earlier, based on the mistaken assumption that starting earlier m… https://t.co/ae89LWad6p
February 17, 2018
"Research-based practices in preparing teachers before they enter the workforce" https://t.co/8Yy0fsry54 via @BrookingsInst
February 16, 2018
"Preparing our children for the future is too big a challenge and too important a task to be placed on the shoulder… https://t.co/HqQiCqxntN
February 16, 2018
Research and Innovation Network
PlayFutures is a global by-invitation research and innovation community where participants can collaborate, interact in activities, share strategies and deepen their understanding of learning through play.