Can educators compete with the virtual world?

Inspiring children through play: highlights from Alice Sharp’s seminar

Who needs a curriculum? Nothing disseminates learning better than a passionate educator. But this year’s teachers have an extra challenge: by the age of five the Alpha generation has spent more time in the virtual world than in the real world. Alice Sharp reveals educators' tactics that outdo the screens. One of them is connection. So let’s be curious. Let’s notice that Francine loves numbers, and that Charles loves the water play. And let’s spark curiosity through the environments that we set up for our children.

Alice Sharp at the Day of Play in Birmingham 2024

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Screen Time, Advocating to meet children’s needs, Personal, Social & Emotional Development
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