Image by Getty Images via @daylife A rich and engaging resource created in Prezi by Maria Andersen (which really models some of the potential of the platform, and adds a certain texture to the ‘message’). You could skip through this presentation, or spend hours exploring the multimedia (look out in particular for the Pirates of the Caribbean / Bloom’s Taxonomy).
The focus is maths, but the relevance is obvious for any discipline, and the age group is adult…but, again, well worth re-visiting what is happening with younger learners.
The description from the site reads: “Playing to Learn? – Children love to learn, but at some point they lose that and become adults that don’t like formal learning. Let’s explore why “play” has gotten such a bad rap and figure out how to get it back in education.”