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The importance of play in kindergarten

Here’s a clip from today’s New York Times Magazine that I thought might be worth discussing: …When I was a child, in the increasingly olden days, kindergarten was a place to play. We danced the hokey­pokey, swooned in suspense over Duck, Duck, Gray Duck (that’s what Minnesotans stubbornly call Duck, Duck, Goose) and napped on […]

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