It can be tough to know the impact your play space has on your school’s culture and students’ experience throughout the school day. And while there are a lot of solutions worth trying, it can be difficult to figure out where to start. One of Playworks’ most popular tools to-date is the Recess Checkup, a short 3-5 minute online quiz designed to help educators identify strengths and surface areas for improvement on their playground. The Recess Checkup explores three indicators of safe and healthy play including safety, engagement, and empowerment and provides tailored resources to address areas of improvement that are surfaced during the assessment.
The 5 Promises
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below: