This post explores how the real-time decisions of educators, playworkers and other staff who oversee children fit into the overall risk management process, and how they are held to account for those decisions. 717 more words
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With the popularity of Megan’s Open Letter to The Grouchy Guy Killin’ Our Play Vibes, I thought it was high time we shared a little more about this playwork we keep talking about. 151 more words
Dear Grouchy Guy Killin’ Our Play Vibes:
Thanks for your concern for the wellbeing of other people’s children. Well, actually, thanks but no thanks. You see, while I respect your right to express your opinion, as a playworker, I don’t believe this trumps the children’s right to play. 830 more words
Plain-song. Mus. A simple melody or theme.
— Oxford English Dictionary (1979)
Playworking is replete with stories, which are songs, of simple wonder. We can allow ourselves to become over-burdened with all the anythings that circle around and through our time in amongst the children’s play; we can forget to see and listen to the songs that play themselves out around us. 1,012 more words