Week 11: Play + Share

In Lifelong Kindergarten, Resnick discusses play and playfulness, borrowing from John Dewey to explain that play is an activity while playfulness is an attitude. It’s the playful attitude that is essential for learning. A playful attitude values experimentation, risk-taking, and out-of-this-world thinking; it approaches the world ready to make something new of everything it’s given. […]



Due Monday, April 5 by 8pm The second phase of Mitchel Resnick’s creative spiral is to create. For the next two weeks, we will continue imagining by creating. Note that the idea here is that by creating, we imagine; by imagining, we create. This phase is rooted in a belief that when we think theoretically […]