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February 10, 2015
Do your students get stuck indoors when it's cold, rainy or snowy? It's time to introduce some new fun, active games that can be played indoors. This week's game is incredibly active,... »
New research demonstrates that a high-functioning recess can contribute to a positive school climate in low-income elementary schools.
January 29, 2015
Earlier this month, Rebecca A. London, Ph.D. and a group of researchers from the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at Stanford University published an article in the... »
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA Chairman Edwin Moses shares the importance of active indoor play.
January 28, 2015
As we head into the depths of winter in most parts of the country it's easy for kids to fall into a troubling path of a sedentary and less active lifestyle due to the frigid temperatures... »
Play and Dr. King both teach us that in attempting to change things for the better, the best place to start is by practicing kindness and empathy with ourselves
January 17, 2015
I was having a conversation with a coworker about all the recent strife and conflict in the world, and the question about the relevance of the work we do arose. When people are dying and... »
The Playworks Arizona team set the new world record for the biggest game of Red Light, Green Light.
January 15, 2015
I spent a not-inconsiderable amount of time in my childhood poring over the Guinness Book of World Records.  I remember spending a fair bit of time on the physical entries – world’s... »