Coach James has been holding it down at the re-configured Madison Elementary. After a quick move across town the Madison community, James has settled in to his new school building. James likes to get his kids and principal hyped up with his plethora of amazing cheers. If you see him give him a “boom chick a boom” high five.
Tuesday’s Coach of the Day: Coach James
- In honor of celebrating AmeriCorps week we are highlighting our champions of service!
- March 10, 2015
July 28, 2022
“You can’t do SEL, trauma, or equity work without each other,” Jennette Claassen, Head of Evaluation, Playworks. As Playworks continued to progress on our equity journey, we explored a critical question: what are the intersections between play, social and emotional learning, physical activity, and trauma? A working group focused on this question decided, among other…
August 24, 2021
Play brings out the best in every kid. Over the course of 25 years since Jill Vialet founded Playworks, she and her colleagues, as well as researchers and play experts, have demonstrated precisely how and why play works to help kids learn and grow in the most positive and healthy ways. Jill gathered stories from people…
April 8, 2021
Did you know Playworks programming can be funded by a variety of federal, state, and private streams? Here is a list to provide guidance and resources to help administrators in Michigan determine the best funding source to support bringing Playworks to your school. Government Grants For Schools Playworks has been found to be evidence-based under…