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Getting Our Students Outside Every Day: Part 2

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

 If you have missed Part 1, you may want to read that before delving into this post. Within that post, we looked at the differences between the way American parents and educators seem to view out... Read More

What I Wish I Had Known About Recess

Contributor: Ruth Anna Kuhns | File type : Blog Post

Recess.  Do you rejoice?  Moan?  Feel uncertain?  Yes, I have been there too.  Recess is designed to give students a break from study, and a chance to exercise.  Our little people's minds a... Read More

Simple Tips for Better Softball at School

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Blog Post

Softball is a great recess and PE activity for the warmer months of the school year. I’ve found that a few simple modifications to the game and some basic instruction in good technique help stud... Read More

Transforming Squabbles

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

In the last several weeks I have heard myself repeatedly telling my students about my growing conviction that recess is a very important part of the day.  It truly is. Active playtime is consiste... Read More