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Category: Positive School Climate

Using play to develop students’ social skills and improve positive school culture
April 20, 2017
Happy schools support student learning. In order to create happy schools, we must consider how to create an environment where kids want to attend, participate, and succeed. By focusing on... »
AmeriCorps Week 2017
March 3, 2017
“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us in a week-long celebration of all the contributions AmeriCorps members make in our communities.... »
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... »
Improve school morale
December 20, 2016
Make school culture a priority in 2017. This January, take one step each week to improve school morale.Week one: Say hello. Take a morning this week to head outside and greet students and... »
Four steps to take to stop bullying in our schools and communities before it starts.
October 13, 2016
No child should have to experience bullying at school or at home. In order to end these stories, we must both put a stop to bullying when it occurs and stop bullying before it even starts.... »