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The Resource Free to learn : why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life, Peter Gray

Free to learn : why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life, Peter Gray

Label
Free to learn : why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life
Title
Free to learn
Title remainder
why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life
Statement of responsibility
Peter Gray
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gray, Peter
Dewey number
155.4/18
Index
index present
LC call number
BF717
LC item number
.G73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Play
  • Developmental psychology
Label
Free to learn : why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life, Peter Gray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- What have we done to childhood? -- The play-filled lives of hunter-gatherer children -- Why schools are what they are : a brief history of education -- Seven sins of our system of forced education -- Lessons from sudbury valley : mother nature can prevail in modern times -- The human educative instincts -- The playful state of mind -- The role of play in social and emotional development -- Free age mixing : a key ingredient for children's capacity for self-education -- Trustful parenting in our modern world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
1406467
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780465025992
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012040660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1406467
  • (OCoLC)815835659
Label
Free to learn : why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life, Peter Gray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- What have we done to childhood? -- The play-filled lives of hunter-gatherer children -- Why schools are what they are : a brief history of education -- Seven sins of our system of forced education -- Lessons from sudbury valley : mother nature can prevail in modern times -- The human educative instincts -- The playful state of mind -- The role of play in social and emotional development -- Free age mixing : a key ingredient for children's capacity for self-education -- Trustful parenting in our modern world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
1406467
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780465025992
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012040660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1406467
  • (OCoLC)815835659

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