Why is Learning a Ball?
It's an Adventure.

Learning Is a Ball Theater

Part 1 The Mission

Playbooks are tools. What if a playbook about a ball could change the way you learn? Big claim? Beyond crazy? Yeah, it is. Okay, it changed, and is still changing, my world. And it's so much fun to learn this way! Want to learn how?

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The Dodecahedron Mystery

... the story of a young man being tested on an unknown planet in pursuit of a great mystery.


Experiments in Learning Differently

At the Kuriosity Lab, we believe learning happens through igniting curiosity. Did you know that humans learn best when moving? How do you learn academic skills more easily by playing ball?

How? Follow the trail of your curiosity. Did you know that school originally meant “leisure?” Or that television, the telephone and Braille were all invented by teenagers? So, what are your interests? Where learning is fun? Check out these questions.

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After Many Years, I’ve Returned Home

I bought 24 acres of Vermont woodland and built a 12X12 cabin with my mate so we could stay warm and dry for the winter. The cabin and an Ashley wood heat stove worked in tandem to accomplish my mission. One morning in the snow I discovered bear prints immediately outside the long window I

ZARD Chapter 2 Part 2

“How could I have forgotten?!?!” I scold myself.  “He’s found me! Where’s the book?”  I quickly scan the surroundings. I spot the book on a table two steps away. I grab it and shove it under the bed. The noise grows to deafening. Just above the dome hovers a flying machine that has an insect body

The Dodecahedron Mystery Episode 1

To David, Colin, and Blake for your belief and energy, and to every wonderfully “weird” student that I was fortunate to connect with. By searching for your truth and authenticity, you challenged me to do the same! Keeping the faith! Episode 1  Alien I’m a contrarian. If I told go one way, I go the

The Dodecahedron Mystery: Ch 2 : The Observatory

Darkness is turning to light. It has taken longer to get here than I had predicted. But I have made it before dawn—just  barely. I’m too exhausted to celebrate. As good as it is to finally arrive, I still have no idea what my mission is other than delivering this book to the observatory. The building’s

Playbook: “The Mission,” Part 1

Welcome, Knowledge Explorers! This is “Learning Is a Ball Theater’s” Playbook based on the video, “The Mission.” This learning is based on play. Why? At The Kuriosity Lab, we have discovered that people learn just as much—if not more—through play. As famed educator, Joseph Chilton Pearce, lucidly stated: “There is no part of play where …

Ball as the Mother of Invention

A mom and her son arrived at my classroom after school ended. The youngster of 12 or 13 refused to write. He was attending a prestigious and expensive private school. So, we went to work. I used all my best techniques. None worked. We were both frustrated. I knew his brother was star on his