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Recess and extended playtime offer often overlooked opportunities for learning.
August 17, 2015
One of the most overlooked tools in education is the power of play. When humans play, they renew themselves neurologically and emotionally. It's one of the best ways to relieve chronic... »
August 12, 2015
One of the most overlooked tools in education is the power of play. Recess and extended playtime provide kids with the opportunity to solve problems, make decisions, take turns, express... »
Schools are shifting their focus to improving students’ social skills and the long-term impact may surprise you.
August 3, 2015
David Borstein, a journalist and author perhaps best known for his writings on social innovations, recently published an op-ed in the New York Times on the growing importance of social-... »
Pixar’s new movie Inside Out acknowledges the great mix of kids’ emotions as we all should.
June 25, 2015
I went to go see the new Pixar movie, Inside Out, with my teenagers on opening night. Honestly, I was a little surprised they wanted to go. And I was struck by the message and the depth... »
Playworks implements corporate play days at regional offices.
June 23, 2015
Here at Playworks we believe in the power of play—for everyone! Recess is the time when most organic social interactions happen and when kids learn how to communicate, work, and most... »

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