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Student Nick Nieto, an ongoing volunteer with Playworks, shares his experience at a UCLA speaking event.
March 6, 2015
Recess is the most overlooked time of the school day. And at many low-income elementary schools across the country, teachers and principals see that conflict often starts on the playground... »
Students at Montpelier High School take 15 minutes each afternoon to unplug and unwind.
March 4, 2015
One of the top high schools in Vermont is doing something unusual each day. Students and teachers take a 15 minute break between afternoon classes.This isn't time to catch up on homework... »
How to play Triangle Tag
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... »