Often there is a false assumption that 1) play is not important for learning, and 2) play is for younger children. So, including high school students in learning-thru-play enriches teaching-learning process to a new level
It takes a certain kind of person to be innovative. Having the passion and conviction to follow through, to take the risk despite the critics and road blocks, is tough. The old saying, If it were easy, everybody would be doing it, still holds true today. It isn’t easy to hear over and over again that you are doing it wrong. It won’t work. You are making a mistake. The fact is though, if we never break from the status quo to try something out of the norm, we are left with sameness and miss out on amazingness.