Rethinking Recess: Why students need active play to achieve

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A Playful Forum exploring the power of play in education

Rethinking Recess: Why students need active play to achieve
Thursday, May 17, 2012, 5:30-8:00pm

Minneapolis Central Library

300 Nicollett Mall – Downtown Minneapolis


An interactive evening learning and playing recess games, learning how active play reduces bullying and improves school performance and opportunities to engage with others in the community around solutions.

Featuring Playworks Founder Jill Vialet and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This event is in partnership with InCommons and the Bush Foundation and is open to the public.

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three people with Playworks shirts
three people with Playworks shirts

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