New movement in the classroom to put play back in education

The new PlayMaker school in Los Angeles is using gaming technology to teach curriculum.

Maybe play isn’t the opposite of work but synonymous with it.  There is a growing body of scientific evidence, reviewed here by the University of Georgia, showing education is not the same as disinterested drudgery: For children and adults, “play is an important mediator for learning and socialization throughout life.”

 

 

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