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  • Taking Play Seriously
    Andrea Hernandez
    November 2010
  • Why?
    How?
    What?
  • What?
  • Open-ended
  • “Playing” or “Working?”
  • Why?
  • Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited~ Imagination encircles the world.
    -Albert Einstein
  • How?
  • Iconic pattern play- Dr. Henry Olds Jr. and Dr. Walter F. Drew
    “Iconic pattern play appeals to our aesthetic appreciation of beauty but also to our cognitive understanding of structure.”
    Blooming leaves
  • “Rarely do children get to work in an environment where there is total abundance available for their play... But technology provides the opportunity for a significant level of abundance.”
    Pattern block created recycled materials
  • Scratch-
    Video: Welcome to Scratch
    Free download-
    scratch.mit.edu
  • We develop new technologies that, in the spirit of the blocks and finger paint of kindergarten, expand the range of what people can design, create, and learn.
  • Fantastic Contraption
  • Whizzball
  • Lego Digital Designer
  • Our ultimate goal is a world full of playfully creative people who are constantly inventing new opportunities for themselves and their communities.
    -from the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT
  • Image Credits
    Puddle Play http://www.flickr.com/photos/discopalace/525858557/
    kid playing in mud http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhaithaca/3728144629/
    user: anissathttp://www.sxc.hu/photo/602195 "Let's Play Bingo! 1”
    Building with big blocks http://www.flickr.com/photos/emeryjl/4548149726/in/photostream/
    end of tunnel, Hilton Lange http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/9g2MZb8-VAvLp18-vBUClg
    quotes from Strong Museum from the flickr stream of bcsmithhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/bcsmith/sets/72157622976247811/
    Patterns used with permission from Dr. Henry Olds, Jr. http://connect.tech4learning.com/group/pixiepatternplay
    Blooming Leaves http://patternplayproject.com/page30.html
    Bottle cap block and pattern: http://www.thecreativeeducator.com/v06/stories/Iconic_Pattern_Play
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/2903981630/sizes/m/in/photostream/