The Inquiring Nature of Play

The Inquiring Nature of Play

With the recent uptake and growing popularity of play-based learning in the school context, teachers find themselves reviewing and reflecting upon play and its relative existence to similarly popular teaching approaches, such as inquiry learning, maker space, STEM/STEAM, Genius Hour and...... Read more

The Role of the Teacher in a Play-Based Classroom

The Role of the Teacher in a Play-Based Classroom

The Role of the Teacher in a Play-Based Classroom Download a print-friendly version of this article here. Descriptions of the ways in which adults interact with students as they play reflect the diverse viewpoints of the adult’s role in children’s learning and the relationship between these...... Read more

Playing and Learning Outside the Classroom

Playing and Learning Outside the Classroom

Playing and Learning Outside the Classroom Download a print-friendly pdf version of this article here. “More than anything, outdoor play makes children happy, and happy children thrive” (Prisk & Cusworth, 2018, p.12) Teaching and learning through play can occur both inside and outside the...... Read more