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Go Play! The Importance Of Play And Learning In Childhood

May 13, 2021

When you think back to your childhood, what was your favorite thing to do? Did you have a favorite stuffed animal or did you spend a lot of time outside? Today, we talk about the importance of play. There are lots of conversations about learning loss in the pandemic but learning through play is as important as classroom learning.

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GUESTS

  • Jessica Hoffmann - Director of Adolescent Initiatives at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Associate Research Scientist at the Child Studies Center
  • Dr. Victoria Gould - a clinical psychologist and play therapist¬†