How Important is it to Play?
How important is it to play? Professor Rose Neubauer, Educator and Former Secretary of Education for the City of São Paulo, Brazil, is our advisor and very close friend. Professor Neubauer compares essential elements found in the PeKi Experience to the academic work of Professor Constance Kamii who explores the relationship between mathematical thinking / problem solving and social interaction / play. Based on years of research in the field of child developmental psychology,
Sir & Recognition on Creative Education
We at PeKi play seriously! A balanced education is a key ingredient on our rules and we could not have found a better person to inspired us, with more credentials and profound involving approach on the field than: Sir Ken Robinson PhD Yes! “Sir”. He received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts. Moreover, he is a very fun character Sir. Robinson, marvelously presents the importance of letting the kids be creative, a value that we also advocate, mo
“No Time to Think!” (Sem Tempo para Pensar)
Comments on the NYTIMES Article by Kate Murphy/ English & Portuguese http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/sunday-review/no-time-to-think.html?_r=0 We are the mirros for our Children! It has been spread out the concern among parents about the cyber / multitasking new generation, but now this article reffers directly to us, grown ups! We might be affecting their development as a primary example. It seems that we are all over doing it, but not necessarily, productively. In fact, w