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Category: From the Playground

Coach finds purpose with Playworks
August 1, 2017
After graduating from college, McKenna Griffith was searching for an opportunity where she could make an impact on students’ lives. She was interested in youth development and wanted to... »
One Playworks TeamUp recess coach shares her story
May 24, 2017
When I was introduced to Playworks last year, I did not know much about it. Our PE teacher Mrs. Allen said, “You will be amazed at how our recess will change . . . and will love it.” It... »
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... »
To be role models for kids, we need to build our own social and emotional skills
November 11, 2016
At Playworks, we want to lead with the same values we teach children on our playgrounds. For us, this means nurturing an emotionally intelligent workplace. Emotional quotient, or EQ, is... »
A just and verdant future through play / Un futuro justo y verde a través del juego
October 26, 2016
Have you ever wondered how the world would be different if every kid had the opportunity to play—every day? We asked how you are leveraging the power of play to create a healthy civil... »