Let’s talk about executive functioning. This seems to be a hot topic-especially in the special ed world. I can’t tell you how many PDs I had to attend on executive functioning-and for good reason. Without executive functioning, we aren’t getting anything done!
As part of the research my colleague Dr. Dale B. Fink and I are doing, we surveyed and interviewed teachers about their perspectives on recess. 100% of the teachers indicated at least one benefit of recess, but many still take it away.