We want to invite you to our Spring 2019 Edition of PPP Connections
Part two Theme: Play Diplomacy.
The Play, Policy, & Practice Connections is published twice a year - Fall and Spring
NAEYC Play, Policy, and Practice Interest Forum
Spring 2019 PPP Connections POSTED!
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Lynn-Hartle, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University at Brandywine
Karen Lindeman, Ph.D., Edinboro University, PA
Thank you to our guest editors for their fantastic work and expertise.
Dr. Smita Mathur, President, The Association for the Study of Play (www.tasplay.org) & Associate Professor Elementary & Reading, College of Education James Madison University
With Dr. Maryam Sharifian, Assistant Professor Early Elementary & Reading College of Education James Madison University
[Guest Editors] coined the word Play Diplomacy to label the process that entails offering playful responses to divisive rhetoric and violent interactions. We offered the following definition of Play Diplomacy: Play Diplomacy is the process of harnessing the innate, joyful, player-driven, and character-building potential of play to build harmonious relationships between communities.