Play transforms knowledge and builds understanding as we create our own worlds, personas, games, rules, toys, and puzzles – and through them new sciences and new arts. A quote from chapter 13 (“Playing”) in Sparks of Genius AdvertisementsRead more "Transforming (and reforming) knowledge through play"
Hi Guys, as a follow-up to our community gathering last month, I’m starting to hear back from other organizations that are interested in having us come to observe, talk with them about their programs for teens, and discuss possible collaborations for the future. We thought it would be fun for our group to tackle these […]Read more "Community Site Visits"
A good reminder for all of us! “So play! When an appliance or machine breaks, take it apart just to see what makes it tick, even if you can’t put it back together. See what else you can make with the pieces. Or, more radical still, give yourself permission once in a while to do […]Read more "Playing"
Hear Jay Silver talk about makey makey, the invention kit for everyone, in this TED Talk.Read more "How to Hack a Banana, Again!"
“Be sloppy enough that something unexpected may happen but not so sloppy that you can’t tell what it was.” — this principle, refering to Max Delbruck, was recorded in Sparks of Genius: The 13 Thinking Tools of the World’s Most Creative People in a chapter about playing. Quote shared by N. Stutzman ForbesRead more "Principle of Limited Sloppiness"