How do parents, teachers and administrators view the role of play in the kindergarten classroom?
Parents, teachers and administrators each play an influential role in the education of kindergarten students. Integrating developmentally appropriate practice with the high academic standards is often a challenge. Identifying the expectations each stakeholder has and connecting them with recent research enables teachers to provide what stakeholders expect while maintaining a developmentally appropriate environment. Additionally, included are several recommendations for how to educate and support stakeholders in their pursuit to include meaningful play in the classroom.
Knight, Katherine L., "How do parents, teachers and administrators view the role of play in the kindergarten classroom?" (2011). School of Education and Leadership Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations. 4025.