MAPPS: How to Talk to Your Kids About Video Games

MAPPS is a frame for Generative, Growthful and Glowing Relationships. Learn how to Mix it up; Actively seed and feed; Play; Promote reflections; Scintillate with your kids.

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Stop Seeking

Stop seeking control in the face of uncertainty. Read what is an alternative.

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Enhancing Student Engagement Post-Disasters: A Guide

A Post-disaster Guide for Higher Education Context.

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Creating the Serious Stuff of Life Through Play

Nothing exists outside of play. We create all that we know, in play We create in play, then cultivate and habituate that which we created, thus making it “real”. We often say “play is not real”. But play is not separate from reality. Rather reality is what we arrive at when we play. Play means different things for different people. Most commonly play implies the frivolous, fun or...

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Play with Your Pace: Create Your Dreams

Daily on Twitter, I like to share a quote or a quip, playful or thoughtful, hopefully inspiring or reflective. March 2012 Tweets Uncertain? Learn to live in the in-between spaces. Confused? Get in the game…play with the confusion. Confusion is the game, not what you think it is. How to engage with your child? Pick up games from your own youth and play with them! Create a legacy and a...

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Lifelong Learning is Play

Today I retweeted Steve Denning‘s article The single best idea for reforming K-12 that appeared in Forbes with the line that “Becoming lifelong learners is play.” What do I mean? It depends on how you understand play. I believe play to mean growth, flexibility and living creatively. Denning is the proponent of “Radical Management.” To reform K-12 education, he makes...

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