Here is another great video about the importance of play for young children. This video focuses specifically on play in kindergarten.The push to full day, academic kindergarten is such a tragedy. Expecting all children to learn to read by the end of kindergarten is simply wrong. The push for the Common Core standards is just going to make all of this that much worse. High-pressure standardized testing in early elementary is criminal. We are burning out these sweet children and will pay the price later on.My favorite quote from the … [Read more...] about Kindergarten, Play, and Testing Obsessions
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