Professor Qwbli of Qeslora
Hello! My name is Professor Qwbli and I need your help in transforming education by harnessing the Power of Play!
A little more than a million years ago, I set out from my planet, Qeslora, on an adventure throughout the galaxy and when I got to Earth, I decided to stay here for a while since what I found was utterly fascinating.
On Qeslora, we play ALL the time and in the process, we learn. Here, you divide this into two separate categories. I find that puzzling. Then again, our Elders thought that way once. It wasn’t until they understood the Power of Play that we evolved into the higher beings we are today.
In the words of your Kay Redfield Jamison & Joseph Chilton Pearce:
My purpose here is to play. Education lies at the core of any and all solutions to issues that plague our collective future. As the lead teacher on my planet, I have been asked to stay to work with students, teachers and parents to offer some help and guidance.
With Play With Purpose, I am establishing play-based learning centers across planet Earth, harnessing The Power of Play through screen-free games. I shall call them Professor Qwbli’s Play-Based Learning Centers & Qeslora Intergalactic Museum & Space Shops. Great name, huh?
Here, among other things, we will help to develop tomorrow’s great thinkers, problem-solvers and leaders that will lead us to success within classrooms, homes, communities, the planet, and ultimately the entire galaxy.
The space will also have a retail storefront that will feature The Qeslora Intergalactic Museum & Space Shop. The shop will sell Qeslora artifacts, memorabilia, souvenirs, as well as screen-free games from across the galaxy.
Within Professor Qwbli's we are building a studio to produce our online professional development workshops, as well as FREE webinars and podcasts. Teachers (and others) from around the world will be able to access our professional development workshops for continuing education credit via The Play With Purpose Academy, which is a partnership with Teachable. Our free webinars & podcasts will further our reach, as well as advance the play-based learning movement.
Perhaps the most exciting space within Professor Qwbli's is Q's Teacher's Lounge! Since we hold teachers in such high esteem, we are designating a special free space just for them: Q's Teacher's Lounge & Play-Based Learning Resource Center, where they can collaborate with Professor Qwbli, Play With Purpose and their colleagues, as well as discover play-based learning resources for their classrooms - or simply hang out and knock out some lesson plans or grab some coffee with a colleague.
The first Professor Qwbli's Play-Based Learning Center will be located in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan - opening November 6th!! Get ready to play, Northern Michigan!