The role of play in children's learning
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  • 2011-07-12T09:00:00.000Z
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  • The role of play in children's learning
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  • The role of play in children's learning
  • The role of play in children's learning
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  • <div class="oucontent-quote oucontent-s-box" id="quo001_001"><blockquote><p>From an early age, play is important to a child's development and learning. It isn't just physical. It can involve cognitive, imaginative, creative, emotional and social aspects. It is the main way most children express their impulse to explore, experiment and understand. Children of all ages play.</p><p>(Dobson, 2004, p.8)</p></blockquote></div><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 2 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/education-childhood-and-youth?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">Education, Child &amp; Youth qualifications</a></span></p>
  • Has the emphasis on raising educational standards in the UK led to adult-led learning replacing play? This free course, The role of play in children's learning, will help teachers assess the importance of spontaneous play and socialising in the playground, as well as looking at the value of play and the varying attitudes that adults have towards the activity.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/the-role-play-childrens-learning/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 12 Jul 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/the-role-play-childrens-learning/content-section-0">The role of play in children&#039;s learning</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <div class="oucontent-quote oucontent-s-box" id="quo001_001"><blockquote><p>From an early age, play is important to a child's development and learning. It isn't just physical. It can involve cognitive, imaginative, creative, emotional and social aspects. It is the main way most children express their impulse to explore, experiment and understand. Children of all ages play.</p><p>(Dobson, 2004, p.8)</p></blockquote></div><p>This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from <i>Developing personal and professional practice</i> (E215) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/education/index.htm"> subject area</a></span>. </p>
  • Has the emphasis on raising educational standards in the UK led to adult-led learning replacing play? This unit will help teachers assess the importance of spontaneous play and socialising in the playground as well as looking at the value of play and the varying attitudes that adults have towards the activity.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/the-role-play-childrens-learning/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 12 Jul 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/professional-development-education/the-role-play-childrens-learning/content-section-0">The role of play in children&#039;s learning</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011