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The Opposite Of Play Is Not Work, It's Rote

The opposite of play is not work, it's rote. ~Dr. Edward Hallowell

The outdoor classroom is one big slope and within that slope there are many ups and downs, reflecting our city which is built on hills. We're forever experimenting with gravity out there, rolling and flowing things downhill or dragging and pushing things up. There are parts of the space that are so steep one needs a running start to get to the top and there is very little flat upon which to rest one's legs...

Article by Teacher Tom


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