Imagination Playground President and CEO David Krishock to Address Columbia University Educators on the State of Play and the Modern Classroom

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Imagination Playground, LLC, http://www.imaginationplayground.com, creators of the breakthrough play space concept that encourages child-directed, unstructured free play, announced today its President and CEO, David Krishock, will deliver an upcoming EdLab Seminar at Columbia University Teachers College in Manhattan. The seminar, entitled “Play, Build, and Learn with Imagination Playground,” is open to all members of the university community and will take place on April 20, 2016, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

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We’re very proud to be invited, and excited to share Imagination Playground’s vision at EdLab. We’re also very much looking forward to meeting the Columbia University education team.

Imagination Playground, LLC, http://www.imaginationplayground.com, creators of the breakthrough play space concept that encourages child-directed, unstructured free play, announced today its President and CEO, David Krishock, will deliver an upcoming EdLab Seminar at Columbia University Teachers College in Manhattan. The seminar, entitled “Play, Build, and Learn with Imagination Playground,” is open to all members of the university community and will take place on April 20, 2016, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Mr. Krishock will discuss the “State of Play” in America and around the world, the importance of child-directed, creative play in early childhood education, and the benefits of creative tools such as Imagination Playground. He will also discuss the “Modern Classroom” – a more open learning environment incorporating project-based and demonstration-based learning, to create a more interactive classroom environment.

On being asked to speak at EdLab, Mr. Krishock said, “We’re very proud to be invited, and excited to share Imagination Playground’s vision at EdLab. We’re also very much looking forward to meeting the Columbia University education team.”

EdLab Seminars take place on the 5th floor of Russell Hall at Teachers College Columbia University, 525 W. 120th Street, NY, NY. For detailed directions within the College, visit TC Route Finder: http://maps.tc-library.org

For more information about Imagination Playground, visit http://www.imaginationplayground.com

For more information about EdLab, visit http://edlab.tc.columbia.edu/

About Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground is a breakthrough play space concept developed to encourage child-directed, creative free play. The kind of play that experts say is critical to children’s intellectual, social, physical and emotional development. Created by architect and designer David Rockwell and the Rockwell Group, Imagination Playground enables children to play, dream, build, and explore endless possibilities. Imagination Playground finds its home in daycare centers, kindergartens, elementary schools, children’s museums—and science, nature, discovery centers, camps, family centers, children’s hospitals, hotels, public parks and more—in North America and over 60 countries overseas. For more information, visit http://www.imaginationplayground.com

About EdLab

EdLab is a research, design, and development unit at Teachers College, Columbia University. EdLab envisions and pilots knowledge projects for a fundamentally different education sector that is attuned to the emerging post-industrial world. EdLab engages in work that has the potential to contribute to the improvement of educational institutions today and the broader evolution and reconfiguration of future educational services.

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