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How do you prioritize between pressing and long-term goals? Canyons School District partnered with Playworks to help competing goals work hand-in-hand.
May 10, 2017
When Utah introduced new state PE standards in 2015, Canyons knew they needed to act quickly. At the same time, they didn’t want to lose sight of their highest-priority strategies for... »
Building healthier kids with support from our friends at Action for Healthy Kids
March 1, 2017
Playworks is proud to support Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK). AFHK supports schools and communities in providing healthy foods, nutritional instruction, and physical activity to kids in... »
Why Learning Through Play Works
January 11, 2017
By providing more opportunities for students to play in and out of the classroom, we not only gain student interest, we develop the whole child. The benefits of play are seemingly endless... »
Play is transforming children and adults in the City of Rochester
December 20, 2016
In a large school gymnasium in Rochester, NY, a group of adults are giggling and running around, playing a game called ‘Watch Your Back Tag’. It’s a game where everyone’s ‘it’ and you re-... »
“It was a tornado, a hurricane, and a tsunami wrapped up as one”
November 28, 2016
When Hannah Reinke found out her students would get recess for the first time, she was thrilled. Nashville Metro Public Schools increased break time requirements last year, so Antioch... »