Wednesday, 6 July 2011

The following papers and workshops were presented on Wednesday 6 July (listed in alphabetical order by family name).

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Anna Beresin (USA): Recess Battles: Playing, Fighting and Storytelling (part of the Play at School: conflicts and opportunities in taking the "playwork way" in school symposium)

Malgorzata Biedron (Poland): Parents' participation in leisure of early adolescent children. Domination? Support and cooperation? Or separation? and presentation

Jackie Boldon and Keeks McGarry (England) Shire Bairns get Clout - The story of a Community Adventure Playground

David Eager (Australia): Effectiveness of pads and enclosures as safety interventions on consumer trampolines

Gabrielle Eisele (Wales): Hand in Hand: developmental and therapeutic play for young children on the autistic spectrum

Perry Else, Julia Sexton (England): Creativity and the links to the play of adults

Lesli Godfrey, Tom Bell, Debbie Willett (England): Playful professionals: the importance of quality assurance for professional recognition

Despina Kalessopoulou (Greece): Let's play in the museum: museum exhibits that support children's play

Pete King (Wales): Freely-Chosen, Intrinsically Motivated Play in the School Playground (this was part of the Play at School: conflicts and opportunities in taking the 'playwork way' in school symposium) 

Kathy Wong (Hong Kong): Researching how the physical and social environments affect our children's play opportunity in Hong Kong 

 Ali Wood, Jackie Kilvington (England): Sex differences, sexuality and gender identity - what's play got to do with it? and paper and handout

Visit - Cogan Nursery School


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