Like with anything else in life, we must always strive to improve. The following scientists and education innovators have spent their lives researching education and how their discoveries can benefit future educators. These scholars help us understand the intricacies of the early childhood brain, under what circumstances children learn, and how play actually makes kids smarter. Using the following videos as sources of information and inspiration, we can incorporate the following lessons into our own practice.
The Child-Driven Education – Sugata Mitra
What Do Babies Think – Allison Gopnik
How Games Make Kids Smarter – Gabe Zichermann
Play Is More Than Fun – Stuart Brown
Creativity and Play – Tim Brown