Play - at least the kind that builds brains and forwards development - is becoming an endangered activity among those who need to engage in it most. Part of the problem is the premature pressure on children to learn and to become socialized. Another factor is that play has increasingly become associated with a sport or a screen activity. Probably our most significant failing is our lack of collective understanding concerning the pivotal role of play in development. We have never known more about the value of play and at the same time, we have never been so in need of this knowledge. The importance of play has become eclipsed by the urgency surrounding children’s conduct and achievements.
Information is presented in a logical layout. Depending on the persons viewing, some terms or phrases may be confusing without background knowledge. When wri...Read More
Information is presented in a logical layout. Depending on the persons viewing, some terms or phrases may be confusing without background knowledge. When written material is read in conjunction with watching the video, the phrases and terms are explained comprehensively. I enjoyed the ease and familiar tone of Dr. Neufeld's presentation.Read Less