Why Kindergartners Need More Play Time
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Climate of Hope, Floating Farms, Shopping for a Friendly Judge
Episode: Climate of Hope, Floating Farms, Shopping for a Friendly Judge
- May 3, 2017 11:00 pm
- 13:31 mins
Guest: Christopher Brown, PhD, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education, University of Texas at Austin As more and more states create public preschool programs, pre-K is becoming more like kindergarten than daycare. And kindergarten is the new first grade. What most kids do in kindergarten today is a lot more academically focused than you and I experienced decades ago. Doing away with playtime in kindergarten is not serving our children, though.