Playing for Keeps: Life and Learning on a Public School Playground

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Playing for Keeps: Life and Learning on a Public School Playground - Meier, Deborah, and Engel, Brenda S, and Taylor, Beth
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Why is play important in the lives of children? What crucial aspects of learning are being neglected in the current near-elimination of recess time in public schools? Playing for Keeps, co-authored by the well-known writer and educational leader Deborah Meier, and two colleagues with equally long experience in schools, explores these questions. Based on close observations on a public school playground, the book shows children at play in a relatively natural, unstructured environment. The reader is virtually there, seeing, ...

Playing for Keeps: Life and Learning on a Public School Playground 2010, Teachers College Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780807750957

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