BPL: Libraries, Learning & Play

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  • BPL: Libraries, Learning & Play

    1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stansich/133438545/ Learn & Play Staff Day Helene Blowers LibraryBytes.com December 5, 2008 BPL
    2. Passions ... L & L K, J & D Travel Growth
    3. Passions ... What are yours?
    4.  
    5.  
    6. <ul><li>Lifelong Learning = Lifelong PLAY ! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/entelepentele/2583927950/
    7. What is Play? Play is the highest form of human activity - Nietzsche philosophy http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnadi/18067074
    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/
    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/
    10. Play is serious learning - Fred Rogers http://www.flickr.com/photos/gaspi/12944421/
    11. What’s necessary for Play? http://www.flickr.com/photos/onegoodbumblebee/1444006597/
    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/
    13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/ A brief history …
    14.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Children Blowing Bubbles by Jean-Etienne Liotard  
    15. Bubbles by John Everett Millais – Pears Soap 1886 Thomas J. Barratt & Andrew Pears Dawn of modern advertising
    16.  
    17. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page2/files/page2-1003-full.html Universal
    18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tz1_1zt/2505360288 Unifies
    19. 2005 : Largest free floating: 105.4 cubic feet (788 gallons water)
    20. 1999: Most people simultaneously blowing bubbles = 23,680 Boleyn Park, London
    21. 1996: longest bubble = 105 feet Most concentric bubble domes = 12
    22. Most concentric bubble domes = 12 2007: Most people encased in a bubble = 50 kids
    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
    24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jubilo/469517060/ What's this really all about?
    25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandi_22/474558156/
    26. <ul><li>This slide intentionally left bubble-less </li></ul>
    27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/owl/2696325046/ Because bubbles are about … Popping Bubbles What’s the experience?
    28. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimntonik/2758303137/ Blowing Bubbles What’s the experience?
    29. Which gives you more? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/50366633/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lkusuma/818295509/
    30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137169637 Bubbles provide the creative advantage
    31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonysalvi/503911848/ What's our bubbles?
    32. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Soap_bubbles_2.jpg Books Programs information storytimes Access Computers
    33. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520639531/ Community
    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
    35. http://www.flickr.com/photos/9267053@N04/640868137/ Solution? Easy Bubble Solution: - 1 quart of water - 1/2 c. of Dawn dishwashing detergent
    36. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/1675634434/ Find your passion
    37. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page4/files/page4-1039-full.html Fuel self-expression
    38. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmchronicles/497353467/ Nuture Curiosity
    39. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindenbaum/386124762/ Reflect Community
    40. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jstar/2742238689/ Build upon strengths
    41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137170823 Quanity = quality
    42. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dustinq/137171657 Vancouver Bubble mob / Flash mob Take it to the community
    43. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailspin_tommy/478336588/ Look beyond the surface
    44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/placbo/267290111/in/photostream/ Pay attention to niches
    45. http://www.flickr.com/photos/audrix/1572151898/ Create Collaborations
    46. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page5/files/page5-1033-full.html Let others take the lead
    47. http://www.flickr.com/photos/16961193@N06/2267862256/ Make it silly
    48. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenny-pics/2737382113/ Befriend messy
    49. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_diewald/2418836797/ Stretch yourself
    50. http://homepage.mac.com/keithmjohnson/soapbubblerphotos/page12/files/page12-1003-full.html Collect & Gather
    51. http://www.pssl.com/images/ProdImage01/500/BUBBLE-BLAST.jpg Remember it’s not really about the bubbles …
    52. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cali2okie/468954977/ Creating learning experiences It’s about …
    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
    54. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahbelle1/520605530 Become a lifelong _________ Player
    55. The Big Moo By Seth Godin
    56. http://www.flickr.com/photos/swamibu/2264617197/ Stop trying to be perfect and Start Being Remarkable focus on … Play!
    57. http://www.flickr.com/photos/crisgorissen/250823872/ Questions?
    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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