Playworlds, portals and airlocks between timescales: Generating hope in Brooklyn, early April, 2020

Richard Schechner refers to Winnicott’s transitional object as the blanket or stuffed animal that is the first “not-me,” representing the mother (primary caretaker) when she (he) is absent (pp. 111-112). For those of us who believe that to be human is to be social, such that there is no such thing as an individual human—this transitional object is the first connect to another. Continue reading Playworlds, portals and airlocks between timescales: Generating hope in Brooklyn, early April, 2020

Cuando el Aprendizaje Surge Desde el Interior: Aprender a Crear Sentido en Familia

Ana Belén García Varelaabelen.garcia@uah.es Podemos vivir esta situación como una gran oportunidad para crear valor en nuestra vida, para volver a reconectar con nosotros mismos y con las personas a las que queremos y valoramos; podemos asumirlo como una oportunidad que nos da la vida para replantearnos la manera en que estábamos viviendo.  La actual situación de confinamiento como oportunidad En estas semanas de confinamiento, … Continue reading Cuando el Aprendizaje Surge Desde el Interior: Aprender a Crear Sentido en Familia

Children and the COVID-19 Lockdown: From Child Perspectives to Children’s Perspectives

By Jaakko Hilppö, Anna Rainio, Antti Rajala, and Lasse Lipponen Do adults’ attempts at representing children’s worlds really capture what is important to them? If so, whose worlds are they? What we have paid attention to in the Finnish discussions is that the voices of small children are often missing. Emma has been bullied at school since first grade, and bullying has been both mental … Continue reading Children and the COVID-19 Lockdown: From Child Perspectives to Children’s Perspectives

Power play: Explorando y empujando fronteras en una escuela en Tejas through a multilingual play-based early learning curriculum

by Tim Kinard, Jesse Gainer, Mary Esther Soto Huerta, New York, Peter Lang, 2018, 242 pp. ISBN 978-1-4331-3415-9, $166 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-4331-3414-2, $44 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-4331-4521-6, $58 (eBook) Book Review written by Julia Pfitzer In Power Play: Explorando y empujando fronteras en una escuela en Tejas through a multilingual play-based early learning curriculum (2018), the authors make a compelling argument for learning through and within play. Each of the … Continue reading Power play: Explorando y empujando fronteras en una escuela en Tejas through a multilingual play-based early learning curriculum