Jill Vialet believes that playing is essential to human development, and addresses significant education reform issues by encouraging greater creativity and problem-solving skills. This approach, she says, creates learning environments where kids feel safer, more engaged and more connected. Jill launched Playworks in 1996 in Berkeley, California. (Quoted from You Tube)
Jill Barseghian’s, May 13, 2011 Mindshift article, Teaching Kids the Rules of the Game, also emphasizes play as vital to children’s education.