cooperative play

cooperative play

[kō·op′erətiv′]
any organized recreation among a group of children in which activities are planned for the purpose of achieving some goal. It usually occurs among older children. Compare associative play, parallel play, solitary play.
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Apart from cooperative play, gamers may also fight each other in player versus player battles.
His hope was that the event would further Play for Peace's mission to use cooperative play to bring together people in communities afflicted by hate, violence, natural disaster, and more, and reduce the fear of people whose beliefs and backgrounds are different - just like it did for him.
The Can-Do Playground promotes cooperative play between children with and without disabilities, and engages them in a wide range of activities essential to their social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.
For maximum fun, the game will include local split-screen cooperative play, allowing players to compete or team up and play at home together, making it easy for friends and family members to join the race and the fun at any time.
Chapter Five, entitled "What the World Needs Now is Cooperative Play," does a particularly good job of contextualizing this idea of cooperative play within the ongoing debates about education.
Activities which lend themselves to cooperative play can be ideal for parents looking to slowly introduce their child to a social setting.
Salad Pie" is a delightful story about comparing solitary and shared, or cooperative play.
Following a power analysis, we determined that a minimum sample size of 18 participants was necessary based on changes in HRV when comparing single play versus cooperative play in a single participant; therefore, we recruited 10 Japanese (one woman, [M.
What we found was cooperative play seems to have the biggest effect in terms of decreasing aggression toward other people," Velez said.
From this cooperative play, kids begin to develop negotiation skills.
The flexibility offered by the multiple control schemes enhanced the varied gameplay styles of multiple characters and proper integration of cooperative play.
Rather than turn on each other in the absence of rules, the children took advantage of their newfound freedom to engage in creative and cooperative play.

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