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Reinvigorating History Classes: The Importance of Play and Collaboration in Secondary Education. InnovatED.LA April 2014 Presenter: Kelly Wall [email protected] Class website: www.thehistoricalworld.weebly.com Viewpoint School, Middle School social studies.

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Reinvigorating history classes the importance of play and collaboration in secondary education

Reinvigorating History Classes: The Importance of Play and Collaboration in Secondary Education

InnovatED.LA April 2014

Presenter: Kelly Wall

[email protected]

Class website: www.thehistoricalworld.weebly.com

Viewpoint School, Middle School social studies


Play is more than just fun

Play is more than just fun..

http://www.ted.com/talks/stuart_brown_says_play_is_more_than_fun_it_s_vital


Reinvigorating history classes the importance of play and collaboration in secondary education

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” 

- Plato


Reinvigorating history classes the importance of play and collaboration in secondary education

“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct.”

-Carl Jung


Reinvigorating history classes the importance of play and collaboration in secondary education

“Whoever wants to understand much must play much.”

- Gottfried Benn


Share how can you or do you incorporate a culture of play into your classroom

Share: How can you or do you incorporate a culture of “play” into your classroom?


Class dismissed now recess

Class dismissed… now recess!

Group Play Option 1:

Build a Mayan Civilization in groups: Take on a social role and imagine your responsibilities and contributions as a peasant, priest, commoner or artisan. Break ground using Legos and implement your group’s vision.

Solo Play Option 2:

Cell Phones From the Past:

Imagine that a person from the past owned a cellphone. Who might they call or text? What apps would they have? Bonus question: What calls might they “drop” and why?


Where are you in this journey to play

Where are you in this journey “to play”?

Novice: Are you interested in transforming your curriculum to be more playful?

Next step: Planning.

Veteran: Have you already incorporated a culture of play into your classroom?

Next Step: Reflection.

Curious Individual: Do you want to experiment and try out more playful approaches to learning?

Next step: Explore.


Resources

Resources:

  • ://www.theideaconference.com/#/knowledge-hub

  • http://www.instituteofplay.org/about/

    All hand-outs and lessons will be posted on my class website: www.thehistoricalworld.weebly.com


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