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    • A Child's Work

    • The Importance of Fantasy Play
    • By: Vivian Gussin Paley
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results. Even for very young children, unstructured creative time in the classroom is waning as teachers and administrators are under growing pressures to measure school readiness through rote learning and increased homework.

    Regular price: $18.00