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Nancy Carlsson-Paige: The Error of Killing Play in Kindergarten

The pressure to teach academic skills in pre-K and kindergarten has been increasing since the passage of the No Child Left Behind act 15 years ago. Today, many young children are required to sit in chairs, sometimes for long periods of time, as a teacher instructs them. This goes against their natural impulse to learn… Continue reading Nancy Carlsson-Paige: The Error of Killing Play in Kindergarten