Play-Lab™ to Boost Engagement, Community and Joy Online

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Play-Lab™ to Boost Engagement, Community and Joy Online

Time & Location

Jan 20, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST

On Zoom

About this Workshop

Teachers are working harder than ever but are struggling to engage their students and build community in the classroom. Join us for a FREE interactive workshop where you will learn fun, hands-on activities to use right away in the classroom to build community while achieving learning objectives.

Our approach

Our framework draws from the fields of Social-Emotional Learning and Applied Improvisation. Improvisational methods, principles and skills can be used to teach any subject matter. It is an effective, experiential learning framework that inspires, educates, and entertains.

In our workshops, you will gain tools and activities that you can use right away in the online classroom. We focus on strengthening these areas key to promoting engagement, relationship-building, and emotional growth in the online classroom:

  • Cooperation and Generosity
  • Flexibility and Acceptance
  • Creativity and Spontaneity


Wednesday January 20, 2020 1pm-2pm Pacific/ 4pm-5pm Eastern

What other educators are saying about our events:

  • “This was truly FANTASTIC and one of the most useful and enjoyable Zoom sessions that I have attended. It would be incredible to have continued learning opportunities with you or a way to allow our teachers to learn with you. Thank you for your work!”
  • “Great energy and clear instructions. Thank you!”
  • “I learned so many fun, practical, engaging strategies and activities that I can use with my students and that I can share with my teachers. I loved how clearly everything was explained and how much fun you made the learning.

About the folks at Better Together Labs:

Mallory Penney has a passion for education, and has been an educator for the past 8 years. She has worked closely with thousands of educators around the world to help them enhance their online teaching skills. She is a member of the Applied Improvisation Network and holds a B.A. in Theater and Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Reggie Harris​ has held key positions at prominent Silicon Valley companies including Google and Dropbox and has provided his skills for a number of nonprofits. He has a degree in Computer Science with honors from Harvard University and his work is heavily influenced by the philosophies and techniques of improvisation.





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