The Building Blocks of a Good Pre-K
The New York Times
"As they play, children develop vital cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional skills. They make discoveries, build knowledge, experiment with literacy and math and learn to self-regulate and interact with others in socially appropriate ways. Play is also fun and interesting, which makes school a place where children look forward to spending their time."
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This New York Times article discusses the growing lack of play time in pre-k development and classrooms and its implications.