Research Position Papers
NKA makes available position papers based on current research. For one year after publication these papers are offered exclusively to our members.
After that year, NKA is pleased to offer them to all of those interested in downloading them
The Importance of
Block play is important to math, science, problem solving and architecture.
Childhood: A Time for Play!
Play is an integral part of the learning process.
Visual Learning Is More Than Meets the Eye
The effects of eye stress on the
education of young children.
Art Informational Paper
Many valuable quotes to support art in the classroom.
Connecting Children to Nature
Striving to reconnect children with nature.
Got Clingy Kids?
Research based position paper dealing with childhood anxieties.
Is Childs Play Innate?
Research based position paper dealing with the reduction in playtime.
Want to Get Kids Into College, Let Them Play
The correlation between play based curriculum and success in college.
Tests, Cheating and Educational Corruption
Research paper about the varieties of cheating from teaching to the test to erasing answers.
Ed Policies Ignore How/When Kids Learn
A Paper on how education policies don't align with how children learn.