Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have the honor of Dr. Peter Gray joining us. Dr. Peter Gray is a research professor of Psychology at Boston College, TEDx Speaker, founding member of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education, and Author of 'Free to Learn: Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life'. His TEDx speech, The Decline of Play, has reached over 500,000 downloads and his book, Free to Learn, has touched the lives of thousands of families around the world, including our own! Dr. Gray’s concept of free play and his in depth research on a child’s ability to learn and grow have changed how families and academics alike view modern education. So grab a seat by the fire as we speak with Peter about giving our children the freedom to learn.
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Peter Gray's book Free to Learn : https://amzn.to/3dMAUSr
Can be found on Facebook at: Peter Gray
Board Member of Let Grow: Let Grow | When Adults Step Back, Kids Step Up.
TEDx on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg-GEzM7iTk
His four new collections of essays can be purchased now at: Tipping Points Press | Alliance for Self-Directed Education (self-directed.org)
His Psychology Today Blog: Freedom to Learn | Psychology Today
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