Childs Play And Education

March 11, 2013

Hour 2:           How could encouraging kids to play more help make them better students? As part of KERA’s American Graduate Initiative [1], we’ll talk this hour with Peter Gray [2], research professor in the Department of Psychology at Boston College and author of the new book ”Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life” (Basic Books, 2013).

Download [3]


Article printed from KERA: http://www.kera.org

URL to article: http://www.kera.org/2013/03/11/childs-play-and-education/

URLs in this post:

[1] KERA’s American Graduate Initiative: http://www.kera.org/graduate/

[2] Peter Gray: http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/psych/people/affiliated/gray.html

[3] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/174040661/KERA_174040661.mp3

Copyright © 2011 KERA - Public Media for North Texas. All rights reserved.