Free to Learn

Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life
Author(s): Peter Gray
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD36166
Released: Mar 20, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549196690
Narrator/s: Dan Woren
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In Free to Learn, developmental psychologist Peter Gray argues that in order to foster children who will thrive in today's constantly changing world, we must entrust them to steer their own learning and development. Drawing on evidence from anthropology, psychology, and history, he demonstrates that free play is the primary means by which children learn to control their lives, solve problems, get along with peers, and become emotionally resilient. A brave, counterintuitive proposal for freeing our children from the shackles of the curiosity-killing institution we call school, Free to Learn suggests that it's time to stop asking what's wrong with our children, and start asking what's wrong with the system. It shows how we can act-both as parents and as members of society-to improve children's lives and to promote their happiness and learning.

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Author(s): Peter Gray
Narrator(s): Dan Woren
Product Number Z100130226
Released: Mar 20, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781549196676

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