Learning Through Play: Using games and play coaching to improve executive function



  • “The ingredients of play are precisely the ones that fuel learning: in addition to promoting a state of low anxiety, play provides opportunities for novel experiences, active engagement, and learning from peers and adults.”
  • Teachers who implemented more games per week saw significant improvement in student executive function skills


“Early Childhood Innovation Spotlight: Learning Through Play.” Learning Through Play, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, 1 June 2018, developingchild.harvard.edu/innovation-application/innovation-in-action/learning-through-play/.