Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 26, 2011

Recess Rollout Story ›

My first Class Game Time (CGT) at Lincoln was with a first grade class. The school is very diverse, so I expected that many kids did not speak English, and I taught games accordingly. For switch, I showed students that they could say switch, or they could simply raise their hand, and then move it…

August 26, 2011

Recess Rollout in Salt Lake City Prompts Remarkable Results ›

Last spring at Meadowlark Elementary School, Playworks employees took over recess for one week.  Office referrals at the school dropped to zero during that time.  Over the next two weeks, with no Playworks coaches on the playground, referrals gradually returned to their usual levels illustrating the staggering effect Playworks can have on student behavior. Meadowlark…