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January 12, 2017
Dear Kids of the United States,It’s been quite a year for us grown-ups in the United States, and it occurs to me that you may be wondering what’s going on. Maybe you’ve noticed many adults... »
Why Learning Through Play Works
January 11, 2017
By providing more opportunities for students to play in and out of the classroom, we not only gain student interest, we develop the whole child. The benefits of play are seemingly endless... »
January 3, 2017
Imagination and creativity are the name of the game here. Allow a student to do DO whatever they want (appropriately) in front of the other students. As they perform their imaginary task,... »
Play is transforming children and adults in the City of Rochester
December 20, 2016
In a large school gymnasium in Rochester, NY, a group of adults are giggling and running around, playing a game called ‘Watch Your Back Tag’. It’s a game where everyone’s ‘it’ and you re-... »
Improve school morale
December 20, 2016
Make school culture a priority in 2017. This January, take one step each week to improve school morale.Week one: Say hello. Take a morning this week to head outside and greet students and... »