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The play facilitation framework

Learn more about our Play Facilitation Framework and our thoughts on how to be a great Learning through Play facilitator.

How educators think is absolutely fundamental to the facilitation of learning through play.

Rather than directing children on what to do, educators need to adopt a facilitating approach. This means viewing children as capable and curious. It also means understanding that they themselves are also learners, just like the children they teach.

In turn, this mindset and approach has implications for how educators:

• design activities

• interact with children in practice;

• reflect on and evaluate children’s learning and progress.

These three elements make up the LEGO Foundation’s Play Facilitation Framework which you can learn more about in this video.

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Social Learning and Collaboration in School: Learning to Thrive through Play

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