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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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December 3, 2021

The LIINK Project
A peak at one of our doctoral student’s poster presentation at @texahperd this morning! #research #texahperd #tahperd #tahperd2021 #theliinkproject #tculiink #recess #play #physicalactivityresearch #educationresearch ...
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December 2, 2021

The LIINK Project
First presentation @texahperd convention complete! We love getting to share more about LiiNK and results of the project. #tahperd #tahperdconvention #tahperd2021 #theliinkproject #tculiink #recess #PlayMoreLearnMore #wholechild #physicalactivity ...
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November 16, 2021

The LIINK Project
Check it out! Link in bio!#recess #play #playmatters #wholechild #education #recessresearch #texasresearch #texaschristianuniversity #theliinkproject #tculiink #tcureseaech #physicalactivity #BMI ...
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November 15, 2021

The LIINK Project
Play matters. Get outside. Get creative. Unplug. Borrowed from @1000hoursoutside who shares powerful information! #play #playmatters #getoutside #liinkproject #tculiink #wholechild #petergray #learning #education ...
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November 15, 2021

The LIINK Project
We love this! What do you think?Happy Monday, friends!Play matters 💛 ...
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October 26, 2021

The LIINK Project
TCU Gives Day is here!Gifts of any amount support LiiNK in schools and promoting whole child development through unstructured play and character development. Gifts to LiiNK on TCU Gives Day also support TCU’s Lead on Campaign 🐸 💜 If you’d like to give, visit the link in our bio!#tculiink #liinkproject #wholechild #learning #play #playmatters #giving #tcugivesday ...
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First presentation @TexAHPERD complete! We love getting to share more about the LiiNK Project & learning from all of the amazing educators, professionals, and advocates here!

#TexAHPERD #theliinkproject #tculiink #recess #wholechild #PhysicalActivity

Check out the November Issue of The Play by Play! #recess #educationresearch #physicalactivityresearch #kids #play #wholechild #educationnewsletter #learn #tculiink #liinkproject

https://www.canva.com/design/DAEwduDOoEg/mWpJCva8K81vlfyerj3P_w/view?utm_content=DAEwduDOoEg&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink

Check out the November Issue of The Play by Play! #recess #educationresearch #physicalactivityresearch #kids #play #wholechild #educationnewsletter #learn #tculiink #liinkproject

https://www.canva.com/design/DAEwduDOoEg/mWpJCva8K81vlfyerj3P_w/view?utm_content=DAEwduDOoEg&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink

“Play is fundamentally important for learning 21st century skills, such as problem solving, collaboration, and creativity.”

~ American Academy of Pediatrics

Check out this research-based read, titled, “Reclaim Recess,” by Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor School of Medicine, and Department of Pediatrics. Highlight on LiiNK.

https://www.texaschildrens.org/sites/default/files/78300%20Recess%20Policy%20Brief%20web.pdf

#recess #educationresearch #playresearch #play #tculiinkproject

“When children pretend, they’re using their imaginations to move beyond the bounds of reality. A stick can be a magic wand. A sock can be a puppet. A small child can be a superhero.” – Fred Rogers

Check out this new publication reviewing BMI vs BIA in physically active children, written by Farbo, D. J., & Rhea, D. J.

#recess #research #play #wholechild #bmi #kids #education #physicalactivity #physicalactivityresearch

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fped.2021.724053/full?&utm_source=Email_to_authors_&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=T1_11.5e1_author&utm_campaign=Email_publication&field=&journalName=Frontiers_in_Pediatrics&id=724053