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The Recess Equipment Dilemma: Part 2 – A plan that works

In The Recess Equipment Dilemma: Part 1 Frustration, I shared the challenges I’ve faced over the years plotting various solutions for student accountability in regard to recess equipment. Simply stated, “Why is all the recess equipment being stranded on the play ground?” “Personally, I… Continue Reading “The Recess Equipment Dilemma: Part 2 – A plan that works”

The Recess Equipment Dilemma: Part 1 – Frustration

Why I love recess: I strongly believe recess provides elementary-aged students a brilliant balance to their school day. It’s an opportunity for students to freely explore and socialize while developing and boosting emotional, physical, and social growth in an unstructured environment. But wait! There’s… Continue Reading “The Recess Equipment Dilemma: Part 1 – Frustration”

Recess Duty: Are you Qualified?

I am a HUGE advocate for unstructured recess. I firmly believe a 30 minute recess should be a mandatory part of every child’s day, in addition to a supplemental fifteen minute brain break either earlier or later in the school day. As a teacher,… Continue Reading “Recess Duty: Are you Qualified?”

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