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How did movement become trivialized? How did testing become the only measure of a child’s success? We must allow for whole child development.

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Teachers and Admin undergo three full-day trainings to help shift daily procedures

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Implement four 15-minute outdoor, unstructured play breaks every day in the schools

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District leadership discussions throughout each year to create sustainable change

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Improve the health, character and attention span of your students. Inspiring innovation and creativity in your students will allow them to be more effective in the classroom.

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Finland is an educational superpower, despite breaking almost every “rule” we Americans think we know about education. Wrong Turns, Right Moves in Education (Archway, 2019) investigates the differences in these systems, advocating for an educational model that focuses on quality over quantity and the social emotional growth of children through play.

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November 18, 2022

The LiiNK Project
The LiiNK team wants to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving as we head into this holiday break. Don't forget to take your LiiNK play breaks enjoy the great outdoors next week! 😉#tculiink #Liink #unstructuredplay #wholechild #wholehealth ...
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November 11, 2022

The LiiNK Project
Sound argument. Happy Friday!#tculiink #unstructuredplay #play #wholechildhealth #liinkcenterforhealthyplay ...
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October 31, 2022

The LiiNK Project
The LiiNK Team enjoyed presenting at the @aaspofficial Annual Conference - this year in our own back yard! Dr. Rhea and PhD candidates, Daryl Campbell-Pierre and Kate Webb, each presented in a symposium titled "The LiiNK Project: a School Recess Intervention Promoting Healthy, Whole Child Development". Check out our website to learn more about our research and the benefits of unstructured play! 👉https://liinkproject.tcu.edu/ #AASP22 #liinkproject #tculiink #unstructuredplay #wholechild #play ...
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October 25, 2022

The LiiNK Project
TCU Gives Day is HERE! From 12pm today through 12pm tomorrow, you can help support the LiiNK Project by donating at the link in our bio and selecting “LiiNK Project” under “What would you like your gift to support”. Any amount helps!tcugivesday.tcu.edu/p/harriscollegenursingandhealthsciences/#LiiNKProject #tculiink #tcugivesday #donate #fundraiser #unstructredplay #play #wholechild ...
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October 21, 2022

The LiiNK Project
📢 4 MORE DAYS! 📢TCU Gives Day is an annual 24-hr fundraiser supporting TCU's people and programs. Donate early and support the LiiNK Project by clicking the link below, selecting Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences as the designation, and stating "LiiNK Project" in the comments on the next page.👉 advancement.tcu.edu/new/givesday/?efndnum=112493671#LiiNKProject #tculiink #tcugivesday #donate #fundraiser #unstructredplay #play #wholechild ...
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October 14, 2022

The LiiNK Project
Want to play a role in helping LiiNK continue to make an impact in schools? TCU Gives Day is an annual, 24-hr fundraising challenge that supports TCU's people and programs. You can donate to the LiiNK project starting TODAY by clicking the link below, selecting Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences as the designation, and stating "LiiNK Project" in the comments on the next page.advancement.tcu.edu/new/givesday#LiiNKProject #tculiink #tcugivesday #donate #fundraiser #unstructredplay #play #wholechild ...
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September 23, 2022

The LiiNK Project
Welcome LiiNK's newest team member, Dr. Mark A. Lopez! 🎉We are excited to have Dr. Lopez as our Postdoctoral Research Associate, overseeing research projects and data. ...
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September 16, 2022

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Happy Friday! 🎉 Are you a Puddle Parent?#liinkproject #tculiink #outdoorplay #unstructuredplay #playmatters #health #wholechild ...
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The LiiNK team wants to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving as we head into this holiday break. Don't forget to take your LiiNK play breaks enjoy the great outdoors next week! 😉

#tculiink #liink #unstructuredplay #wholechild #wholehealth

LiiNK enjoyed presenting @aaspofficial Annual Conference - this year in our own back yard! Dr. Rhea & PhD candidates, Daryl Campbell-Pierre & Kate Webb, presented in a symposium titled "The LiiNK Project: a School Recess Intervention Promoting Healthy, Whole Child Development".

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TCU Gives Day is HERE! From 12pm today through 12pm tomorrow, you can help support the LiiNK Project by donating at the link in our bio and selecting “LiiNK Project” under “What would you like your gift to support”. Any amount helps!

https://tcugivesday.tcu.edu/p/harriscollegenursingandhealthsciences/

📢 4 MORE DAYS! 📢
Donate early & support the LiiNK Project by clicking the link below, selecting Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences as the designation, & stating "LiiNK Project" in the comments on the next page.
👉 https://advancement.tcu.edu/new/givesday/?efndnum=112493671

Dr. Rhea, LiiNK creator and director, is featured in this U.S. News article discussing how much recess kids should get!
Check it out here 👉 https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.usnews.com/education/k12/articles/how-much-recess-should-kids-get%3fcontext=amp

#LiiNKProject #tculiink #unstructredplay #recess #wholechild

TCU Gives Day is an annual, 24-hr fundraising challenge supporting TCU's people & programs. Donate to LiiNK starting TODAY by clicking the link below, selecting Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences as the designation, & stating "LiiNK Project" in the comments.

Welcome LiiNK's newest team member, Dr. Mark A. Lopez! 🎉
We are excited to have Dr. Lopez as our Postdoctoral Research Associate, overseeing research projects and data.

Happy Friday! 🎉 Are you a Puddle Parent?

#LiiNKProject #tculiink #outdoorplay #unstructuredplay #playmatters #health #wholechild

LiiNK Director, Dr. Debbie Rhea, was interviewed by Fatherly for this article about recess around the world! Read what she had to say, and see how the LiiNK Project is influenced by Finland schooling here 👉 https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/recess-around-the-world-photos