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Rethinking Recess: Creating Safe and Inclusive Playtime for All Children in School

Monday, December 2, 2019
5:00pm
CERAS 101

A Book Talk by author Rebecca London

Rethinking Recess: Creating Safe and Inclusive Playtime for All Children in School

In Rethinking Recess, sociologist Rebecca London argues that recess has been overlooked as an essential part of the elementary school experience, with major implications for how well schools serve all students equitably and responsively. Given its potential to support students’ social and emotional learning and physical activity, London says, recess should be designed intentionally, with attention to safety, health, and engagement.

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