http://www.flickr.com/photos/stansich/133438545/ Learn & Play Staff Day Helene Blowers LibraryBytes.com December 5, 2008 BPL
Passions ... L & L K, J & D Travel Growth
Passions ... What are yours?
 
 
<ul><li>Lifelong Learning = Lifelong PLAY ! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/entelepentele/2583927950/
What is Play? Play is the highest form of  human activity   - Nietzsche philosophy  http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnadi/180...
<ul><li>“Play is the highest form of  research ” </li></ul><ul><li>-  Albert Einstein  </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/pho...
<ul><li>“ Play is the highest expression of  human development  in childhood.” . </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich Froebel </li>...
Play is   serious learning   - Fred Rogers http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaspi/12944421/
What’s necessary for Play?   http://www.flickr.com/photos/onegoodbumblebee/1444006597/
Name the toy?   Best selling toy worldwide  ever 1 st  known image of toy – 1648 painting  1 st  sold as a commercial toy ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/ A brief history …
                                                                                                                          ...
Bubbles by John Everett Millais – Pears Soap 1886  Thomas J. Barratt & Andrew Pears Dawn of modern advertising
 
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page2/files/page2-1003-full.html Universal
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tz1_1zt/2505360288 Unifies
2005 : Largest free floating: 105.4 cubic feet (788 gallons water)
1999:  Most people simultaneously blowing bubbles = 23,680 Boleyn Park, London
1996: longest bubble = 105 feet  Most concentric bubble domes = 12
Most concentric bubble domes = 12 2007: Most people encased in a bubble = 50 kids
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pandora_6666/2352927931/ 2001:  Most bubbles blown with tarantula in mouth  119 Bubbles ( 30 ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jubilo/469517060/ What's this really all about?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/
<ul><li>This slide intentionally left bubble-less </li></ul>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/owl/2696325046/ Because bubbles are about … Popping Bubbles What’s the experience?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimntonik/2758303137/ Blowing Bubbles What’s the experience?
Which gives you more? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/50366633/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lkusuma/818295509/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137169637 Bubbles provide the creative advantage
http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonysalvi/503911848/ What's  our  bubbles?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Soap_bubbles_2.jpg Books Programs information storytimes Access Computers
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520639531/ Community
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eltjopoort/2749313931/ &quot;Cultural consumers  thrive on  information and  ideas to fuel  t...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/9267053@N04/640868137/ Solution? Easy Bubble Solution: - 1 quart of water  - 1/2 c. of Dawn d...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/1675634434/ Find your passion
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page4/files/page4-1039-full.html Fuel self-expression
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmchronicles/497353467/ Nuture Curiosity
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindenbaum/386124762/ Reflect Community
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/2742238689/ Build upon strengths
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137170823 Quanity = quality
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137171657 Vancouver Bubble mob / Flash mob Take it to the community
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailspin_tommy/478336588/ Look beyond the surface
http://www.flickr.com/photos/placbo/267290111/in/photostream/ Pay attention to niches
http://www.flickr.com/photos/audrix/1572151898/ Create Collaborations
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page5/files/page5-1033-full.html Let others take the lead
http://www.flickr.com/photos/16961193@N06/2267862256/ Make it silly
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/2737382113/ Befriend messy
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_diewald/2418836797/ Stretch yourself
http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page12/files/page12-1003-full.html Collect & Gather
http://www.pssl.com/images/ProdImage01/500/BUBBLE-BLAST.jpg Remember it’s not really about the bubbles  …
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cali2okie/468954977/ Creating learning experiences It’s about …
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenmiu/1647193253/ We don't stop playing because we grow old;  we grow old because we stop  p...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520605530 Become a lifelong _________ Player
The Big Moo By Seth Godin
http://www.flickr.com/photos/swamibu/2264617197/ Stop trying to be perfect   and   Start Being  Remarkable   focus on  … P...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crisgorissen/250823872/ Questions?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/trp0/279587209 Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library Slides ...
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    1. 1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stansich/133438545/ Learn & Play Staff Day Helene Blowers LibraryBytes.com December 5, 2008 BPL
    2. 2. Passions ... L & L K, J & D Travel Growth
    3. 3. Passions ... What are yours?
    4. 6. <ul><li>Lifelong Learning = Lifelong PLAY ! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/entelepentele/2583927950/
    5. 7. What is Play? Play is the highest form of human activity - Nietzsche philosophy http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnadi/18067074
    6. 8. <ul><li>“Play is the highest form of research ” </li></ul><ul><li>- Albert Einstein </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/devcentre/335708735/
    7. 9. <ul><li>“ Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood.” . </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich Froebel </li></ul><ul><li>“ father” of modern kindergarten </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/madmetal/2208315035/
    8. 10. Play is serious learning - Fred Rogers http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaspi/12944421/
    9. 11. What’s necessary for Play? http://www.flickr.com/photos/onegoodbumblebee/1444006597/
    10. 12. Name the toy? Best selling toy worldwide ever 1 st known image of toy – 1648 painting 1 st sold as a commercial toy in 1940 Over 200 million sold each year http://flickr.com/photos/jupac/2675420204/
    11. 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/ A brief history …
    12. 14.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Children Blowing Bubbles by Jean-Etienne Liotard  
    13. 15. Bubbles by John Everett Millais – Pears Soap 1886 Thomas J. Barratt & Andrew Pears Dawn of modern advertising
    14. 17. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page2/files/page2-1003-full.html Universal
    15. 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tz1_1zt/2505360288 Unifies
    16. 19. 2005 : Largest free floating: 105.4 cubic feet (788 gallons water)
    17. 20. 1999: Most people simultaneously blowing bubbles = 23,680 Boleyn Park, London
    18. 21. 1996: longest bubble = 105 feet Most concentric bubble domes = 12
    19. 22. Most concentric bubble domes = 12 2007: Most people encased in a bubble = 50 kids
    20. 23. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pandora_6666/2352927931/ 2001: Most bubbles blown with tarantula in mouth 119 Bubbles ( 30 sec) Ray Macaraeg – San Jose, CA
    21. 24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jubilo/469517060/ What's this really all about?
    22. 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/
    23. 26. <ul><li>This slide intentionally left bubble-less </li></ul>
    24. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/owl/2696325046/ Because bubbles are about … Popping Bubbles What’s the experience?
    25. 28. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimntonik/2758303137/ Blowing Bubbles What’s the experience?
    26. 29. Which gives you more? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/50366633/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lkusuma/818295509/
    27. 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137169637 Bubbles provide the creative advantage
    28. 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonysalvi/503911848/ What's our bubbles?
    29. 32. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Soap_bubbles_2.jpg Books Programs information storytimes Access Computers
    30. 33. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520639531/ Community
    31. 34. http://www.flickr.com/photos/eltjopoort/2749313931/ &quot;Cultural consumers thrive on information and ideas to fuel their creative self-expression.&quot; Patricia Martin Renaissance Generation
    32. 35. http://www.flickr.com/photos/9267053@N04/640868137/ Solution? Easy Bubble Solution: - 1 quart of water - 1/2 c. of Dawn dishwashing detergent
    33. 36. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/1675634434/ Find your passion
    34. 37. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page4/files/page4-1039-full.html Fuel self-expression
    35. 38. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmchronicles/497353467/ Nuture Curiosity
    36. 39. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindenbaum/386124762/ Reflect Community
    37. 40. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/2742238689/ Build upon strengths
    38. 41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137170823 Quanity = quality
    39. 42. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137171657 Vancouver Bubble mob / Flash mob Take it to the community
    40. 43. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailspin_tommy/478336588/ Look beyond the surface
    41. 44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/placbo/267290111/in/photostream/ Pay attention to niches
    42. 45. http://www.flickr.com/photos/audrix/1572151898/ Create Collaborations
    43. 46. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page5/files/page5-1033-full.html Let others take the lead
    44. 47. http://www.flickr.com/photos/16961193@N06/2267862256/ Make it silly
    45. 48. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/2737382113/ Befriend messy
    46. 49. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_diewald/2418836797/ Stretch yourself
    47. 50. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page12/files/page12-1003-full.html Collect & Gather
    48. 51. http://www.pssl.com/images/ProdImage01/500/BUBBLE-BLAST.jpg Remember it’s not really about the bubbles …
    49. 52. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cali2okie/468954977/ Creating learning experiences It’s about …
    50. 53. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenmiu/1647193253/ We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing . - George Bernard Shaw
    51. 54. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520605530 Become a lifelong _________ Player
    52. 55. The Big Moo By Seth Godin
    53. 56. http://www.flickr.com/photos/swamibu/2264617197/ Stop trying to be perfect and Start Being Remarkable focus on … Play!
    54. 57. http://www.flickr.com/photos/crisgorissen/250823872/ Questions?
    55. 58. http://www.flickr.com/photos/trp0/279587209 Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library Slides @ LibraryBytes.com Thank you !

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