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What is free play, and why does it matter?

Cowan, Kate (2020) What is free play, and why does it matter? Digital Futures Commission (16 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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Play is an important part of children’s lives, but adults often find defining and understanding play a challenge. Philosophers, psychologists, biologists, anthropologists and educationalists have all given play serious attention, resulting in a wealth of different perspectives. I’ve worked with the Digital Futures Commission to produce a review exploring how play has been researched and debated, and asking why play matters.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2023 14:03
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:50

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