The Importance of Recess

Hot off the press! The CDC just released a set of strategies for schools to use in planning recess and increasing students’ participation in physical activities. Research has found that consistent recess at school improves kids’ memory and attention, reduces disruptive behaviors, and helps develop social and emotional intelligence. Check out their plan and tell us what you think!

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/physicalactivity/pdf/2016_12_16_schoolrecessstrategies_508.pdf

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