Play in the School Context? The Perspectives of Finnish Teachers.

@article{Hyvnen2011PlayIT,
  title={Play in the School Context? The Perspectives of Finnish Teachers.},
  author={P. Hyv{\"o}nen},
  journal={Australian Journal of Teacher Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={65-83}
}
  • P. Hyvönen
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Australian Journal of Teacher Education
  • Playful learning environments (PLEs) have been constructed in schoolyards in Finland with the aim of increasing learning through play in curriculum-based education. In order to better understand and inform this development, the Hyvonen sets out to ascertain how teachers view and use play in kindergarten and elementary education. Fourteen teachers were interviewed, and the data obtained were analyzed using the grounded theory approach. Eight play types were distinguished, with the teacher having… CONTINUE READING
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