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Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Importance of Recess (Two Videos)

From Edutopia

April 8, 2018

Recess is often sacrificed to make room for more academics. The research says that’s a big mistake.


Learn more at: https://www.edutopia.org/article/rese...


Looking for the research? Here it is: Hart et al.: https://www.cgcs.org/cms/lib/DC000015...

Bangsbo et al.: http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/50/19/1177




American Academy of Pediatrics: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org...


Recess for High School Students


Last year, Montpelier High shifted its schedule to free up 15 minutes -- for recess. Teachers and students find they are more calm and focused, with a camaraderie that continues into the classroom.

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