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  • Teachers Withholding Recess as Punishment Does More Harm Than Good

    Teachers Withholding Recess as Punishment Does More Harm Than Good

    Recess is a critical component of a child’s healthy development, yet some teachers continue to withhold it as punishment for bad behavior. School may be out for summer, but the subject of recess has still been making big news with two very similar bills reaching two very different outcomes in Georgia and New Jersey. The former failed to • Read More »

  • Seguin ISD Inspiring Kids & Teachers with Recess

    Seguin ISD Inspiring Kids & Teachers with Recess

    An area school district is increasing recess time for students. Seguin ISD is taking part in a program called LiiNK, or Let’s Inspire Innovation ‘N Kids. Many of the schools in the district now have four 15-minute unstructured, outdoor play breaks every day. According to their website, “The LiiNK Project is based on research in the • Read More »

  • Going to school is not for grades

    Going to school is not for grades

    DUBAI: Considered a benchmark of educational innovation, Finland’s approach to schooling and sparking young minds has a history that can be traced back to the 1860s when Uno Cygnaeus, who is sometimes referred as the father of basic education in Finland, said that in an ideal classroom, pupils speak more than the teacher. Pasi Salberg, • Read More »

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