Playworks Massachusetts Teacher of the Month, Ms. Perez

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Ms. Perez is a rockstar teacher and huge supporter of Coach Ben at the King-Open School in Cambridge. Ms. Perez takes an active role in both recess and Class Based Action Learning. She fully embodies the Playworks core values and demonstrates healthy play by engaging students every time Coach Ben teaches her class a CBAL lesson. Additionally, she loves playing alongside her students that she asks Coach Ben for a comprehensive list of all games we played during individual classroom lessons to use on her own during classtime.

Ms. Perez excels at asking the social and emotional questions necessary to making a great recess. When Ms. Perez is at recess duty, she will play games with her students. All the of students at the school love to see her jump in the game because she is clearly having fun. This helps her build a great relationship with students as they see her as a caring, fun adult. Ms. Perez supports every aspect of Playworks and her positive attiduce and playful nature with students is incredible.

 

 

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