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AU alum's Learning Tree ministry guides play in educational direction

Tue, 2011-01-04 10:28 -- univcomm
January 4, 2011

Peeking in a window, it may appear that these toddlers are merely playing. What the observer cannot readily see is that they are also learning.

While adults may sit down in a lecture or in front of the computer to learn, children are “sponges” that continually soak up knowledge, no matter what they are doing.

Affected by the movement in childhood education to direct toddler learning through play, Robyn Stinson, a 2006 Anderson University graduate, developed a vision of a new brand of day care.