Why is the Reggio approach so popular? Jennifer Azzariti, ...017 - Jennifer Azzariti
Play is a powerful way to learn … so why is it disappearing from children’s lives? Our guest, Nancy Carlsson-Paige, professor emerita of early childhood education at Lesley University (where she trained teachers for 30+ years), shares her insights. As a vocal advocate for children’s right to play (and co-founder of Defending the Early Years (http://dey.org), Nancy is a prolific author of many book/articles on media violence, conflict resolution, and peaceable classrooms/schools. Her most recent book is called Taking Back Childhood: A Proven Roadmap for Raising Confident, Creative, Compassionate Kids.