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When children have agency in their play

“When children have agency in their play, they learn to have agency in their lives.” ~ Cas Holman Just reading a particularly interesting article, ‘The Case For Letting Kids Design Their Own Play’ – by Cas Holman  http://www.fastcodesign.com/3048508/the-case-for-letting-kids-design-their-own-play She writes: … Continue reading

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The embodiment of agency

“Meaning is rooted in agency (the ability to act and choose), and agency depends on embodiment.” ~ Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee Ref: p.12 Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee (c2007) The Body has a Mind of Its Own: How Body Maps … Continue reading

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