Read: Pages 129- 155 in Stuart Brown's Play
In the assigned reading, do the following:
1. QUOTE: Choose one quote from the section about Play at Work that strikes you as interesting, true, or connected to you and your life. Type this quote out in your log, along with what page it is on (in MLA format).
2. TEXT TO SELF: In this section, we get to see some different jobs and where play is in their jobs. What kind of job do YOU think that you could go into in the future that you would find playfulness and joy in? In what way do you think you'd be able to find playfulness in this job? Think about all the possibilities of a job that would have play in it--the type of people who you'd probably work with, the environment you would work in, the type of tasks that you would be doing in this job. Explain thoroughly how the way you play NOW could be present in this job in the future.
3. COMPREHENSION & SUMMARIZING: In these pages, we learn about why we lose play, and he gives some ideas about how to get it back. Summarize these sections with the parts that most resonated with you that still answers the questions: Why do we lose play? How do we get it back? Explain why these parts stood out to you the most.
You should respond to at least one other students' Play Reading Log #4 by 11:59pm on January 24th.
Response Requirements: Your response should be a minimum of 3 sentences and should comment on what the original poster said, connecting it to your own life or other things in our society and the world. Your response can also push the original poster by posing further questions.
PS. I'll be contributing to this as well so you can read my log as an example!