Welcome to PlayworksU! We are excited for you to learn how to bring the power of play to your community. Here’s how you can get started.
Take the Recess Checkup
Take the Recess Checkup self assessment, a three-minute online quiz to help you identify strengths, uncover areas for improvement, and understand what’s really happening in your play space.
Activate your PlayworksU account
- You will receive an email on your subscription start date. Complete this form to activate your school account.
- After you completed the form, you will receive a second email with a unique sign-up link to share with your staff.
- After registering, your staff will receive a personal welcome email on the following day
- Enjoy PlayworksU! Please remind your staff to sign-up for their accounts, and start learning at www.playworks.org/playworksu.
For district leads – heads up! Your Playworks contact may request Principal emails in order to activate each school site subscription. Need help? Contact email@example.com.
Log into PlayworksU at www.playworks.org/playworksu
Quick tip: If you’re having trouble logging in or resetting your password, please try logging in from a private browser window or incognito tab.
Need help? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- PlayworksU User FAQs (pdf)
- PlayworksU Foundations Overview (pdf) – one-page handout
- PlayworksU Year at a Glance (pdf) – learning plan timeline for the year
- PlayworksU Foundations Course Syllabus (pdf)
- Setting Up Your Recess Team (pdf)
- Becoming a Recess Rockstar (pdf) – packet to be shared with your recess staff
- Recess Coach Hiring Guide (doc) – customizable job description, interview guide
- Recess Equipment Suggestions (pdf) – with discount offer code
- Play Powers Social Emotional Learning (pdf) – one-page infographic
- Great Recess Framework (pdf) – one-page description of the elements of a great recess
- Theory of Change (pdf) – description of our program model and impact
- More about Playworks staff training and online learning services
- Video Library
- Playworks Impact
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