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STEM in Early Education – Play’s the Thing

STEM in Early Education – Play’s the Thing

What does a STEM-focused early childhood classroom look like? Forget memorization and scripted science experiments. In fact, you might be surprised to know that play plays a prominent role. Brain research has shown that play is an important evolutionary strategy for both animals and humans. And playful, hands-on exploration is the foundation for STEM learning as this article, Through Observation and Play, Toddlers Take on Science, points out.

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