5 Steps to a Game Club
by Ryan Sturm
Educator and game aficionado Ryan Sturm takes us step by step through how to set up a game club. And not just any game club, either, but one that has kids waiting in line to get in.
Connecting with Kids
by Reisa Schwartzman
Reisa's piece this month is a wonderful look at how play, and games specifically, can help us connect with our children, no matter what their age.
Playing with the Multiple Intelligences
by Mary Couzin
Mary interviews Scott Eberle in this fascinating article about the multiple intelligences and play. And if you're like me, and haven't heard of multiple intelligences before, don't worry. It still makes sense.
Great Stories from the Web
Let Kids Be Creative
This article on CNN is all about how important it is to let kids be creative. In these days of structured play dates and after-school activities, it's a great reminder to leave time to breathe.
Students Learn the Fun Way
Jamie Weiss at Burr Ridge Middle School is helping kids learn the fun way, with an after-school program that features games. Sound like a good idea? We think so, too. That's why you also need to read Ryan Sturm's article in this newsletter.
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