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Play Is Essential – Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Play Is Essential – Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Nancy Carlsson-Paige at Lesley University

 

 

 

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.

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