Playworks Massachusetts Teacher of the Month, Mr. Dominick

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Mr. Dominick is an incredible third grade teacher at the Chittick Elementary School in Mattapan with Coach Kevin. He is an adamant believer in the importance of physical fitness and healthy living for children. As a leader of Chittick's track and field club, Mr. Dominick understands that everyone has the ability to lead a healthy life. He preaches the importance of healthy eating, trying your best at all times, and believing in yourself.

Throughout the day, Mr. Dominick is sure to utilize breaks where his class can stand up, move their bodies, and prepare themselves to learn. When playing games with his class outside, Mr. Dominick is always first to jump into the action, leading his class by example and, ultimately, showing how much fun each student can have by playing together. With his playful personality and commitment to living a healthy lifestyle, Mr. Dominick helps energize education at the Chittick Elementary School.

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September 15, 2021

Creating an Inclusive Playground ›

When children feel included on the playground, it gives them the space to learn and grow in an environment that they know will celebrate their wins and encourage them to learn from their mistakes. As recently highlighted on NBC, health experts are stressing inclusion for school children, which is why we’re focusing on it as…

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September 8, 2021

Playworks Goes Back to School! ›

We know how important addressing children’s emotional needs is to recover from the learning loss and trauma felt throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s where Playworks steps in. Over the past few months, we have been preparing for modified in-person programming with the intention of bringing an impactful, safe, and fun recess to every child in…

September 1, 2021

2020-21 Year End Report ›

Schools were closed. Sports were cancelled. Recess was still on schedule. Throughout the pandemic, Playworks has been a ready and willing partner to schools across our network, helping to redefine the role of play in the lives of students dealing with increased stress, trauma, and anxiety. The support of dedicated partners helped Playworks continue to provide…