Study: Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program increases vigorous physical activity at recess. A recently released study on Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program, documents that the proportion of students involved in vigorous activities during recess and lunch recess, increased significantly from 15% to 25% during a 12-month research project conducted in 2016 by Australian researchers in metropolitan [...]
By Justin Cahill FROM THE KEEPING KIDS IN MOTION BLOG 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, I have a [...]
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Nature Deficit Disorder: When a child asks, "Are they real?" The amount of outdoor time keeps slipping away from the current generation of children. As this happens will the next generation ask, "Are they real?" Enjoy this Peaceful Playgrounds Professional Article available for free download. http://ow.ly/G0l230kfKyQ
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