Join us Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00am EST as we welcome Mathias Poulsen to our #WePlayChat on “Play Around The World”. Mathias is an advocate for play and is building momentum to support play initiatives through his Counter Play Festival in Denmark in 2017. He is one of our strong Denmark play ambassadors who is aiming to make the world a more open and playful place to live.
With our 2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play coming this spring, we want start the conversation and learn about your expertise and experiences in this area of play!
Here are some of the themes we’ll be chatting about:
- How does unstructured and structured Play look in different parts of the world?
- Describe some ingredients necessary for play in Northern and Southern climates.
- How can different types of play create a more positive and resilient society?
- What are some positive bi products of risky play you’ve seen locally? Globally?
#WePlayChat is our new monthly Twitter Chat series. #WePlayChat-ers to date include teachers, playground organizations, play advocates and other play enthusiasts from coast to coast as well as from Canada, Australia, Denmark and the UK – all tuning in to connect around PLAY.
A Twitter chat is a public Twitter conversation around one unique hashtag (#). This hashtag allows you to follow the discussion and participate in it. Twitter chats are usually recurring and on specific topics to regularly connect people with similar interests. To be a part of our chat, be sure to search for #WePlayChat and follow the live stream of tweets. Then respond by including the tag #WePlayChat
We love sharing the voice of play on Twitter through these #WePlayChats. We are trying them at different times on different days to get the most involvement across our membership. You will not want to miss them! Tune in and to join in the conversation around the value of play. This FREE professional learning opportunity is a great way to connect with fellow play enthusiasts, teachers and experts from the across the globe.
Remember that this month we will explore Play Around The World with Mathias Poulsen.