FS006: The Power of Play: Preparing 21st–Century Children for a Global World

Friday, February 21, 2014 9:00 AM–10:20 AM


Strong curricula can be delivered using a playful pedagogy that invites thinking and promotes learning transfer. The case will be made for having children learn content as well as additional skills (the “6 C's”; Golinkoff & Hirsh-Pasek, 2011) to prepare them for meeting the demands of our rapidly changing world.


Roberta M. Golinkoff, University of Deleware, Newark, Newark, DE