Harry Wong
Oct 2017
Vol 14 No 3

Cover Story

All Schooling Is A Game - The Kids and Teachers Merely Players
By Bill Page

Shakespeare said, "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players." I Say: "All Schooling Is A Game! The Kids and Teachers Merely Players."

Learning to Play BaseballSoccer, Monopoly, and Steal-the-Bacon are all games-and school is a game. All games have elements of commonality including a playing field or boundaries, rules, players, strategies, competition, and objectives, officials, and winners and losers. Games serve many purposes including fun, recreation, challenges, improvement, and practice.

The School Game Is Universal and Mandatory

The enjoyment, challenge, competition, or satisfaction of playing the game lies in players following the rules and competing in quest of the established or agreed upon goal and being declared a winner. The "school game" has all the characteristics of any other game except for the following, which is all based on compelled participation....

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