The next #WePlayChat on Twitter is Tuesday, August 23 at 2:00pm EST. This “Back to School” Twitter chat will be on “The Importance of Recess” with co-moderator Debbie Rhea of the LIINK Project.
Dr. Rhea and the “Let’s Inspire Innovation ‘N Kids” (LIINK) team have been making headlines with their incredible work to get more and more frequent recess in the daily school schedule. Their successes in Texas elementary schools have gone viral!
Recent news from across the country shows a growing trend in recognizing the value of recess:
- Rhode Island now requiring recess by law
- All elementary school children in the Austin, TX school district starting this fall will get 30 minutes of unstructured play time at recess, under a plan supported by district administrators.
- And in Miami, “The politics of play time: Moms take to school boards, elections”
Join us for this FREE professional learning opportunity and connect with fellow play enthusiasts, teachers and experts from the across the globe from the comfort of your own environs.