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Building the next generation of Astronaut-President-Jedis through wrestling
July 19, 2016
In 2010, Billy Watterson was a freshman at Brown University and on the wrestling team. When a wrestling alum dragged Billy out to volunteer in the Providence community through Junior... »
July 15, 2016
Do your students have active imaginations? Encourage them to use them as students team up to Invent a Game. With the task of creating a game with boundaries, rules and equipment, students’ minds are let loose to imagine any game they choose. Let their classmates try it on to see how cool imagination can be. »
To change minds and hearts, start with the coaches.
July 14, 2016
Janet Carter’s path to the role of executive director at Coaching Corps is not one you might expect: she spent the first twenty years of her career working to end violence against women.... »
How playing together turns enemies into friends
June 29, 2016
With the advent of Playworks’ 20th Anniversary and our aim of reaching 3.5 million kids in 7,000 schools by 2020, I've launched a blog that I am calling "Bringing out the Best." I welcome... »
Want to help kids graduate? Let them lead.
June 22, 2016
With the advent of Playworks’ 20th Anniversary and our aim of reaching 3.5 million kids in 7,000 schools by 2020, I've launched a blog that I am calling "Bringing out the Best." I welcome... »

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