The Role Joy Plays in Education


“Her modern picture book classics Hippos Go Beserk!, Moo, Baa, La La La!, and Blue Hat, Green Hat may be staples on the bookshelves of toddlers and preschoolers everywhere, helping children learn their Opposites and A to Z, but children’s book author, illustrator, and musician Sandra Boynton does not frame her work specifically to be educational. To her, that’s merely a happy byproduct of creating joyful, layered works to be enjoyed by all ages.” from the Harvard EdCast, a weekly series of podcasts, spoke with the Harvard EdCast about the role play has in her work and in educating our children.

Source: Harvard EdCast: The Professional Kindergartner | Harvard Graduate School of Education