Recess is Time to Play and Play is Serious

“It is the supreme seriousness of play that gives it its educational importance,” said Joseph Lee, the father of the playground movement. “Play seen from the inside, as the child sees it, is the most serious thing in life. … Play builds the child. … Play is thus the essential part of education.” Recess offers every child Time to Play. #recess #play #SuccessfulHealthyChildren

Schools are fundamental to fostering the whole child’s development

We count on our schools to provide healthful, safe learning environments. We expect a lot of our schools, and of our teachers…and they come to school each day facing challenges for their students that affect not only students but also our teachers…Read more about how teachers can maintain their wellness, and continue to thrive in their profession: When students are traumatized, teachers are too.

 

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