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Roman Battle Tactics (Jack’s Social Studies Project)

A friend came across this claymation video created by 11-year-old Jack, explaining Roman infantry tactics for his sixth grade Social Studies class. The video itself is fun (mainly when claymation non-Roman soldiers are killed); educational (he does explain infantry tactics used by Roman soldiers); and it’s neat to see what you can do with some [...]

How Play Sparks Creativity

This TED Talk from designer Tim Brown is awesome — it’s about how playfulness is crucial to creative thinking. And it really is fun: at one point in the talk, he asks audience members to bombard him with foam missiles, leaving the stage littered with drifts of toys. At various points he asks the audience [...]