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Learning stories: Constructing Learner Identities in Early Education
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The Unconventional Guide to Improving Handwriting Skills (Part I): Put the Pencil Down and Get Outside
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* The Unconventional Guide to Improving Handwriting Skills (Part I): Put the Pencil Down and Get Outside
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This audio-visual resource is a collection of conversations with academics, educators, policy makers and activists offering an insight into the wide range of worldviews, theories and philosophies that have helped to inform and define their everyday practice.
Nature Play QLD - Peter Gray Forum Video Link
Peter Gray is an American psychologist and research professor in the Department of Psychology at Boston College. He is most well known for his research concerned with children's natural ways of learning and the role of play in children's development.
He is the author of Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life (Basic Books, 2013), author of Psychology, a highly regarded college textbook, and he writes a popular blog for Psychology Today magazine entitled "Freedom to Learn".
Below you can find professor's presentation (split into 5 parts for convenience) MC'd by Sandi Phoenix with a panel discussion at the end.