#12 – Learning Through Play

by Jake Whiddon

  • 20 Dec 2019 4:00pm

What can we learn from 100 years of learning through play? What is the future of language learning through play?


Webinar details

What do Maria Montesorri, John Dewey, Fredrich Frobel have in common? 
We recap the history of learning through play and explore theories and practices from 100 years ago that are still highly relevant today.

What does the current research tell us? 
The presenters will be giving you a range of research-backed activities to enhance your children’s language learning experiences. Find out what we are learning from game-based learning data around the world.

But…if kids are playing, how can they be learning? 
Come along and get involved in this practical session and find out the natural benefits of children learning through play.

All participants receive a one month trial of the new look Fun English for Schools digital classroom and access to the Studycat Club resource bank!

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Jake Whiddon

Jake Whiddon has been working in the China & Asia language teacher market since 2004. He has worked managing academic operations and as Regional Trainer; for Education First and Macmillan Education; and is currently Studycat’s Head of Teacher Training and User Experience. Jake has trained teachers in Greater China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar. He holds a DipTESOL from Trinity College London; International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM) from University of Queensland and is currently completing his MA Dissertation on the benefits of Game Based Language Learning Apps for Young Learners in China.