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Scrappers Edge Freeplayers 6-5!

April 28. Day Two of season twenty-seven. 9:45am, Field #8, Forest Hills Park, Cleveland Heights, Ohio? Drizzling. Then a busload of 9-11 year old boys and their minders unload and inform us they have a permit for the hallowed field … Continue reading

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Between Anarchy, Hierarchy, Bureacracy; and, the Minimus Link

I spoke to the gang about arriving at the field on time. Offering how it would be neat to commence play close to the traditional ten o’clock time. How about arriving in a timely fashion, or, agreeing to complete seven … Continue reading

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Free Play Puddle League

Pete “the body” lines up the pill. Pete, incidentally, is a lock for comeback player of this Free Play season, seeing as he’s recently acquired two bionic hips. Sunday was likely the latest we’ve ever enjoyed our first full complement … Continue reading

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Spring Training Is Over

Matt batting at the end of last season. [flashvideo file=http://squareone-learning.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/Freeplay-Jedimaster-Matt.flv /] Matt speaking before the start of this season. Freeplay Softball League and experiment Sundays, 9:30am, Forest Hills Park, Cleveland Heights

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Rolling In

The Free Play Softball League gang. I took this picture right after our game last Sunday. It turned out to be a beautiful day, a well-played and close game. We obtained the modest goals of our 24 year-old tradition. If … Continue reading

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Play Ethic

Head’s up to a very deep resource: Pat Kane’s The Play Ethic. Kane web site lists a ton of outward bound resources on play and experiential learning. On the Wikipedia page about him, it is written, As co-director (with partner … Continue reading

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Main Squeeze

Susan, my wife of 16 months, and partner for 16 years, gave me another socko birthday card. With it, and, the good wishes via Facebook friends, my 55th birthday ends up the most celebrated anniversary in, perhaps, decades. Thanks to … Continue reading

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from The Shifted Librarian. Hot Books is a game designed to bring life back into libraries by forcing players to explore, discover and share the deserted and unexplored spaces that make up a library. See also: Jane McGonigal’s Avant-Game Hot … Continue reading

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