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The Power and Possibilities of Play | Learners Edge

The Power and Possibilities of Play
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Graduate Credits
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Feel the enthusiasm, engagement, and energy jump off the page when you hear, “the power and possibilities of play!” More than a teaching strategy for our youngest, play enhances learning for all students from PreK to 12th grade, and even the adults, too. Learn the history of play, how to be an advocate for play in the classroom, support children’s right to play, and celebrate its benefits on the International Day of Play! Behold what researchers say about why play is the way we learn best, and identify the damaging effects of shrinking recess and taking play away. Investigate how you can infuse the best of technology and outdoor learning experiences into your professional play practice. Honor the rejuvenating power play brings to your classroom, including the ways it fosters friendships, teaches self-regulation, encourages social-emotional learning, and promotes well-being. Learn about the people behind the research, share your own play experiences, and take a quiz to determine your own play personality. Bring joy back to teaching as you rediscover the power and possibilities of play! 
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Summer 2024 Fast Track
Registration Open: May 16, 2024 - Aug 15, 2024
Coursework Due: Aug 30, 2024
This course does not have a textbook
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