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Facing the 'screen' dilemma:
The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Alliance for Childhood -
The authors of this guide represent three organizations whose missions overlap in a commitment to the wellbeing of children. We share concerns about the escalating misuse and overuse of screen technologies in the lives of even the very young.
Crisis in Early Education:
A research based case for more play and less pressure - by Joan Almon & Edward Miller
...'Numerous studies - some extending over decades- show effectiveness of play-based education that combines hands-on learning with child-initiated play...'
Video Games, a critical analysis:
by Lowell Monke -
In a new wave of publicity, the video games industry, backed by many university professors, argues that the games are highly educational. Actually, video games promote overly rational modes of thought and remove young peple from the interaction they need with real people in the real world.
Crisis in the kindergarten:
Why children need to play in school - by Joan Almon & Edward Miller
...'The importance of play to young children's healthy development and learning has been documente beyond question by research. Yet play is rapidly disappearing from Kindergartens and Early education as a whole...'