The American Journal of Play is an interdisciplinary journal written for a diverse international readership.
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The third issue of volume 15 of the American Journal of Play is a special themed issue focused on the work and legacy of Russian psychiatrist Lev S. Vygotsky (1896-1934). It features an interview with guest editors and eminent Vygotsky scholars Elena Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong, who discuss why Vygotsky’s play research and theories are still vital today. The issue also includes articles that explore private speech and sociodramatic play, fake play in preschools, conceptual PlayWorlds in early childhood classrooms, and a framework for observing and teaching bilingual and English-only players.
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