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In Jamaica, Playing is Serious Business

How can children get the stimulation they need to thrive? Parents who talk and play with their young children can give them a huge boost in life. The video shows the difference this made in the lives of poor kids in Jamaica. Sally Grantham-McGregor and colleagues at the University of the West Indies, are now adapting the Jamaican curriculum so that poor children around the world get the stimulation their brains need to develop. For more information visit: httppublic://Jamaica_Playing.jpgwww.worldbank.org/en/programs/... Read an interview with Sally Grantham-McGregor: httppublic://Jamaica_Playing.jpgblogs.worldbank.org/education/... Read the policy note: httppublic://Jamaica_Playing.jpgsiteresources.worldbank.org/IN... Read the original paper: httppublic://Jamaica_Playing.jpgwww.nber.org/papers/w19185

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Sally Grantham-McGregor

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DR. YOGENDRA NATH

- Sep 9, 2021
Interesting.

Mahaman Mourtala

- Sep 8, 2021
Great!

Mariam

- Mar 18, 2021
great!

MOHAMMAD

- Feb 1, 2021
Great!

Nirmal

- Jan 6, 2021
interesting story

Mohammad Nadir

- Apr 17, 2020
Very nice story!

Anvar

- Mar 30, 2020
Interesting!

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Nov 12, 2019
There is Joy in doing great things

Monir

- Apr 25, 2019
Small things make a significant impact.

Jafar

- Apr 2, 2019
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