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Play and Learn: Bridging Classrooms and Playgrounds for Better Learning Outcomes

Play and Learn: Bridging Classrooms and Playgrounds for Better Learning Outcomes

By Helle Burlingame, KOMPAN Play Institute Manager, North America Children today are being described as having attention issues; from children with diagnosed sensory integration issues to children in general not being able to sit still for long periods of time.  Every day across the country, a lot of class time is spent by students figuring […]

Child in the City international conference on children’s play, Odense, Denmark

Child in the City international conference on children’s play, Odense, Denmark

Child in the City, international conference on children’s play, social inclusion and health in the city. End of September is the start of the Child in the City international conference in the City of Odense, Denmark. The conference takes place September 29 – October 1, 2014. Read more or sign up here: www.childinthecity.com/

Social inclusion

Social inclusion

Playgrounds and play areas serve many purposes. One of these is inclusion, to include everyone and unite children in play. More than 50% of the world’s population live in cities. In western nations, the figure exceeds 70%. For city-dwelling families, playgrounds are free and fun areas for spending positive time together, being physically active and […]