Thursday, March 16, 2017

New Look at Recess: Get kids moving!!!

By Silverije (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Recess is getting a make-over as schools have discovered structured activities  lead by recess coaches and special activity zones encourage physical activity. Research has found that “recess not only improves physical activity among students, but also improves concentration and attention in the classroom. It can even improve emotional and social development in children.”
SUMATHI REDDY, Does Recess Need Coaching?, Wall Street Journal, p. A12, March 13, 2017,

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