'Recess Coaches' Help Students Fully Enjoy Break TimeSo much has changed since most of us were in elementary school. Not just in the classroom, but also at recess. A national non-profit called Playworks started training "recess coaches" in Minnesota five years ago. These coaches lead children in organized activities during free time outside. Recess coaches are now in several public schools across the Twin Cities.
Nonprofit Group Urges Organized Games During Recess A nonprofit group is engineering a recess revolution at schools across the country, including nine in the Twin Cities.
Playworks Provides Guidance For Kids During RecessInstead of spending the first half of recess picking teams and deciding on which game to play, students in one metro school district get right to the fun.