New Zealand Research: Sarah Aiono, Massey University

New Zealand Research: Sarah Aiono, Massey University

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Longworth Education’s CEO, Sarah Aiono, recently completed her Doctor of Education (EdD) studies with Massey University, and is set to graduate in May 2021. This is exciting news for play pedagogy in New Zealand, as Sarah’s study contributes to a very small, but growing area of research in the...... Read more

Play-based learning and children’s stress responses

Play-based learning and children’s stress responses

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Play now, more than ever! If ever there was a reason for play in school, returning to the classroom after a nationwide shutdown due to a global pandemic is it! While play advocates will not need convincing as to the benefits of play on children’s academic and social development, what would seem...... Read more

Recommended Teacher Resource Feb 2020

Recommended Teacher Resource Feb 2020

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Let the Children Play: How More Play Will Save our Schools and Help Children Thrive Authors: Pasi Sahlberg & William Doyle ISBN: 978-0-19-093096-7 Foreword by Sir Ken Robinson We often receive requests by teachers for research or ‘proof’ as to why learning through play is so important for...... Read more