TITLE

The Role of the Learning Environments in Facilitating Social and Creative Skills

AUTHOR(S)
Cameron, Petronella; Lao, Teresa
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Global Education Journal;2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the theories associated with brain development, social skills, and learning environments in facilitating social and creative skills. It mentions the theories on preschool environments which affect the development of interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and creative skills in children. It notes the dependence of many aspects of brain development in experience. It also emphasizes the role of play in developing children.
ACCESSION #
93246668

 

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