June 25, 2021

All Is Not Lost When There is Play

All Is Not Lost When There is Play

Play is self-determined learning at its best, Peter Gray author of Free to Learn states, nature does not turn off our desire and capacity to learn when children turn five or six, we turn it off with our coercive system of schooling. In this episode, Terri speaks with Dr. Gray on the history and value of play, parenting styles, his definition of play, and the concept of learning loss.


Resources:
Free to Learn

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Psychology Today Blog

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Tipping Points Press