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Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Toys?

As teachers and parents, we spend a lot of time thinking about what kinds of toys we give to children. We want toys that will encourage spatial reasoning skills, facilitate motor development, inspire collaboration and spark imagination. But how often … Continue reading

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“The Critical Importance of Play” Featured in Rice at Large

School Literacy and Culture’s workshop on The Critical Importance of Play was featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Rice at Large.  Read our story on page 7! http://staff.rice.edu/uploadedFiles/Staff/Public_Affairs/Multicultural_Community_Relations/Rice-at-Large_Spring_2016.pdf   Authored by Jordan Khadam-Hir, Rice University School Literacy & Culture

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Think Playtime is Just for Little Ones? Think Again!

We loved this article recently featured in Time online. While play in the early childhood classroom has been a popular topic in recent months, play in middle and high school classrooms has been largely overlooked. The author, Dr. Hilary G. … Continue reading

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