Donna King shares from her book Pursuing Bad Guys about the deep benefits and rewards – to children and teachers alike – of a sustained learning investigation. Teachers deserve to support themselves through rich, focused continued learning to enhance their practice. Pedagogical guide Pam Oken-Wright supported Donna and her co-teacher Sarah in their yearlong exploration of “bad guy” play at Children First, a preschool in North Carolina where Donna is a founding teacher.

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