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Joan Almon on the Power of Play

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Steve Dahlberg-Mary Alice Long

Steve Dahlberg-Mary Alice Long


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We'll explore ways to educate children and liberate adults so that creativity flows again. Play is for all ages, as is exploration and improvisation. Discover the power, potential and possibility of play for children and adults with leading play expert Joan Almon. Joan co-authored the report "Crisis in theKindergarten: Why Children Need to Play in School," is  founding director of the U.S. Alliance for Childhood, and former co-chair of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America. Joan is leading a workshop on "The Power of Play" at the Advancing Creative Thinking: Imagination to Innovation Conference in Ridgefield, Connecticut, on April 28.