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Vale Karl Rohnke – Adventure Programming Guru, Mentor & Friend

Dear members & friends. It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my long-time mentor, friend and colleague Karl Rohnke died…

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Vale Karl Rohnke – Adventure Programming Guru, Mentor & Friend

Dear members & friends. It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my long-time mentor, friend and colleague Karl Rohnke died…

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New – Discovering Positive Education Online

Attention all teachers & professional educators: I highly recommend checking out this new online professional development course from my friends at the Institute of Positive…

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Jamboard – Awesome Software for Virtual Team-Building Activities

Take a look at this awesome program from Google’s suite of free apps called Jamboard. In the short video below, I’ll show you how it…

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Webinar – Live Demo of Interactive Exercises for Online Settings

Join playmeo’s next FREE webinar to experience a series of interactive exercises that are ideal for building engagement, connections and team skills, ideal for all…

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Festive Greetings

As we near the end of another year, we want to wish all of our subscribers and users a wonderful & festive time this holiday…

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The World Needs More People Like You

Thanks for choosing to turn up and do the work that you do. The world needs more people like you. People who are motivated to do…

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Legislating A Child’s Right to Play

Every child has the right to play. Did you know that this is enshrined under article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights…

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No Props No Problem – New Book Out Now

“It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how.” – Dr Suess   If you’re passionate about using group games to make a…

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Top Five Most-Read Posts

If you’ve missed a few posts, or are new to playmeo’s blog, here’s a quick recap of our most popular articles for the past 12 months….

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playmeo Discount Coupon

If you’ve been thinking of becoming a member of playmeo’s online activity database, then NOW is the time. Use this coupon code – PLAY2018 –…

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Sense of Belonging at School

A student’s sense of belonging at school is often a major factor which influences their wellbeing. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide…

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New Functionality

You may have noticed a new look here at playmeo. It’s more than just a new appearance to playmeo’s online resources. We have added a…

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playmeo App is Out Now

Drumroll please….  the playmeo app is here. Available for both iOS and Android devices. Right now. And free. The app curates all of playmeo’s free…

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Research Supports Value of Brain Breaks

One of the most common issues I hear teachers talk about is how to engage their students. We all get distracted, but young people are…

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Positive Education Conference 2018, Australia

Positive Education – or PosEd as it is sometimes known – is a comprehensive approach to education that blends academic learning with character and student…

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Happy Holidays 2017

playmeo extends a big thank you and best wishes to all of its wonderful subscribers & users this holiday season. We hope you enjoy a…

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The PE Geek Interviews Mark Collard

Learn more about the power and value of developing authentic connections and relationships with participants, in this fun podcast interview hosted by Mr PE Geek,…

XYZ Live Webinar with Mark Collard

Facilitating XYZ Interviews Mark Collard

With enormous pleasure, I was interviewed by Meg and Sam at Facilitating XYZ a few months back. It was super fun, and the two hours just…

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AEE Webinar: August

SERIOUS FUN: How to Create Remarkably Fun Experiential Programs that Make a Difference http://www.aee.org/webinar-home#upcomingwebinar Can you answer “YES” to any of these questions? Have you ever…

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Launch of NEW Member Benefits

Existing subscribers to playmeo’s activity database now have a host of new member benefits added to their premium subscriptions. The biggest and most exciting new…

XYZ Live Webinar with Mark Collard

Live Webinar: Mark Collard on Facilitating XYZ next week

Tune in next week (16th or 17th May depending on time zone) to be a part of a live webinar, featuring Mark Collard, Director and…

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Serious Fun: Professional Development Workshop 25 May 2017

Ideal for Camp Leaders & Outdoor/Experiential Educators LaTrobe Uni (Bendigo) – Thu 25 May 2017 (8:30am – 4:30pm) xx Experiential trainers and best-selling authors, Mark…

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Professional Development Workshops in Singapore

playmeo is coming to Singapore this November! Together with Pivotal Learning, playmeo is excited to announce a series of three-day professional development workshops in Singapore…

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Join me at APPEC Nov 2016

It is with extreme pride and excitement that I announce I shall be delivering one of the keynote addresses at this year’s APPEC – the…