May 13, 2013
Randomized control study finds students at Playworks schools experience less bullying, feel safer, return to classroom quicker, and are more physically active
The Lund Report
April 17, 2013
In-school coaches, training help reduce the discipline problems associated with recess – which pediatricians say is critical to healthy development, but can also be the crucible of conflicts between kids Just a few years ago, Susan McElroy wouldn’t schedule anything at Grout Elementary, where she serves as principal, for the period immediately following recess. That’s…
January 2, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement on the critical role of recess in schools.
May 13, 2012
Young advocate in the making gives three great reasons to lengthen school recess in persuasive essay.
October 25, 2011
Guest blogger, Jennie Day-Burget, is chairwoman of the board for Playworks Portland.