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ERIC Number: EJ544297
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-6062
Playing Is My Job.
Jones, Elizabeth
Principal, v76 n5 p18-19 May 1997
Suggests becoming a master player is a critical learning task for young children. "Push-down" programs (direct teaching, work sheets, and drill), designed to give children a head start in school, fail to consider the active-learning mode in which young children are most competent. Notes that a developmentally appropriate classroom for 3- to 5-year olds has an integrated play curriculum. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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