Tania talks to Teacher Karen about the power of unstructured free play.
Karen Murphy has been a teacher at Meadowbrook Cooperative Preschool for the past six years, but her experience in coop started 4 years prior as a parent. Karen has a BS in kinesiology, the study of human movement with an emphasis on motor development. She likes to bring lots of movement and play into her classroom and believes strongly in the power of unstructured free play. Before being a coop teacher, she taught preschool in Arizona and managed an after-school program in Connecticut. She lives in Seattle with her husband, daughters, fish, cats, and chickens.