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February 22, 2017
How do we define and assess play among elementary school students? The answer: we don't . . . until now. Although researchers, educators, and parents agree that play is important, there is... »
Save valuable class time by using fun activities to get kids from the playground or lunchroom to the classroom.
February 16, 2017
When transitions go awry, it takes valuable class time to get students focused and ready to learn. That is why many educators use playful activities to keep students smiling and ready to... »
February 13, 2017
Elementary school students spend up to six hours in school each day, and while they’re learning academic skills like reading, math, and spelling, they’re also learning important life... »
February 8, 2017
Teaching listening skills and awareness, Shipwreck is a good readiness cooperative and leadership game. And with some favorite commands, you can get players into groups of 2, 3, or 4 in a... »
Playworkers across the nation honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by serving beyond the playground
January 25, 2017
For the Playworks community, Martin Luther King Day is a day of doing. Playworkers across 23 cities put our healthy community core value into practice by jumping into service projects... »