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All about fun, imaginative learning and training.
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Moving Quickly, Caring Deeply: Creating Nine Lives in the New Year

Moving Quickly, Caring Deeply: Creating Nine Lives in the New Year | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Creating the space for flow, divergent thought, and creation in the New Year -- the power, not paralysis, of possibility.
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The Origins of Flow | Motivate. Play.

The Origins of Flow | Motivate. Play. | Serious Play | Scoop.it

A key point of Csikszentmihalyi’s work is that almost any task or experience can be converted into flow experience. By creating opportunities for feedback and setting achievable goals within a task, it is possible to achieve flow in a a sport, a game, or even a seemingly boring job. Years of work in this domain led Csikszentmihalyi to establish a set of key elements of enjoyment:

 

- A challenging activity that requires skill
- Complete absorption of awareness by the task
- Clear goals and feedback
- A sense of control
- The loss of one’s sense of self
- Changes in the perception of time

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How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: 8 Ways Educators Can Foster Passion-based Learning

How to Ignite Passion in Your Students: 8 Ways Educators Can Foster Passion-based Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Many teachers strive for that moment when they see hunger in their students’ eyes. When learning becomes a necessity, they follow passion they feel to achieve something. Einstein often talked about this thirst for learning and the power of imagination.
But what makes this possible and how is passion based learning achieved?
As educators, we can create an environment that drives passion by doing a few things...

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