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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May 29, 2024

2024 International Day of Play ›

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted June 11 as the International Day of Play. This global celebration was established to champion and protect children’s right to play. On this…

group photo from event
group photo from event

April 10, 2024

Growing Play in the Twin Cities ›

Minnesota School District Recognized as a Blue Shirt District Playworks’ first Blue Shirt District in Minnesota was announced today: North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District 622 (District 622). The recognition uplifts…

January 24, 2024

Indoor Recess Transition Plan ›

From snow and cold to rain, smog, and everything in between, weather can throw a wrench in your outdoor recess plans. When inclement weather strikes, transitioning to indoor play can…