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Unformatted text preview: relates to later reading comprehension of characters, motives, and plots. Logical Mathematical Thinking Blocks, bikes, sand & water -– form, gravity, spatial relations, cause & effect Dramatic play, manipulatives – – classification – finding similarities among props or toys EDEC 250 Fall 2010 – conservation – identity remains even when roles change Problem Solving – “playing through” ideas Imagination & Creativity – experiencing curiosity and exploring alternatives Social-Moral Development – opportunities to solve problems through play, and as part of the play Play and Culture of the School Instrumental Play - approved of and used by teachers Illicit Play – not approved of, possibly forbidden Recreation Play – letting off steam Bruner How can a system that prepares the immature for entry into society deal with a future that is increasingly difficult to predict within a single lifetime?...
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