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08.19.2014

Want your children to succeed in school? Let them play

It is rare that you will hear anyone say that play is bad for children. But it often plays a subordinate role to more 'serious' and structured activities designed to help children excel in school. Play, as the thinking has been, is where kids blow off a little steam in order to get back to the important work of learning.

A growing body of research is piling up that begs us to question the firm line we've drawn between the playground and the classroom.

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