Investigating the elements of schematic play and Phoenix Cups Theory to develop


Researching children’s internal motivators for play, learning, engagement and behaviour with an alternative lens will guide our image of the child to better understand their motivators for being, belonging and becoming. The frameworks of Phoenix Cups Theory and Piaget (1962) Schemas of Action will guide and inform our research and practice as a collective. This is a one page document outlining questions to prompt professional conversations within a team.