Latest Recess Stories

Pediatric Group Says Recess Just As Important As Math, Reading
2012-12-31 08:30:45

Ask a school full of children what their favorite part of the school day is and many will say recess. And while some education experts might feel recess is taking away from other important academic activities, at least one group is supporting play time at school.

2012-12-12 05:04:14

New Social Photo-Sharing App is Now Live in the App Store Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Just in time for the holiday season,

Physical Education Mandates Not Enough In Most States
2012-07-06 12:20:51

Children need quality physical education to combat obesity and lead healthy lives.

2012-02-13 23:10:39

Evaluating the Let's Move! Initiative, Dr. Melinda Sothern, Professor of Public Health and Jim Finks Chair of Health Promotion at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, calls First Lady Michelle Obama brave for taking on the challenge of childhood obesity and suggests that she now consider working to move it up to the policy level.

2012-01-05 06:15:16

Skipping recess may be detrimental to your grades. Often times, when pressure arises to improve test scores many conclude that more time for instructional classroom subjects should be allocated and less time for physical activity, but that may not necessary be the best step to take.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.