2019 Research Live! 3rd Place - Mary E. Lyons: In an Era of Academic Rigor, Play in Kindergarten
From BRANDON Stauffer
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Kindergartners are experiencing more academic work and less play, Mary E. Lyons (Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering) explains that this shift of priorities in our education system can influence stress on children. Play doesn't have to be a thing to look down upon for kindergarten, in fact Mary argues that it is essential to mental stability in children.
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