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May 10, 2017
Playworks visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on May 10, 2017. In honor of the occasion, Jill Vialet, Playworks CEO and Founder, rang the Opening Bell. Check out the latest... »
May 4, 2017
This game is great to help develop verbal communication and teamwork.Group Size: Large group (10 and up)Age Group: Good for all agesEquipment: Kickball, Cones (to create bases)Before You... »
April 23, 2017
National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice, and support to causes they care about in their communities and around the... »
Help kids practice social skills throughout the day, not just in class.
April 20, 2017
What happens when you approach the entire day as a lab for social learning? Matt Harris, a principal at a Playworks school, noticed, “In the classroom, time is structured; it can be hard... »
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... »