Author - Laura Pinsof

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Laura Pinsof is the director of Families Together Cooperative Nursery School, a preschool offering exceptional play-based programs for 2.5- to 5-years-olds in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. Laura holds master's degrees in Teaching and Educational Leadership and is passionate about putting creative play, problem solving and socio-emotional development at the center of early childhood education.

The 1 essential skill kids should learn in preschool



As the director of a play-based preschool, I often meet prospective parents who support the idea of letting children play in preschool, but are worried that their child won’t be ready to succeed in Kindergarten. I tell them what my experience has taught me and what research shows: that play is actually the best way to build a strong foundation for all of the skills that kids need in elementary school. Still, they ar...

Posted on February 10, 2016 at 9:32 AM by Laura Pinsof