Evolution of Recess is a Merry-go-RoundBy Rachel
Survival of the fittest on a playground may be a decent way to allow the mind and body to break-away from structured performance based learning. Although, students are challenged and bullies are on parade. Could higher performance standards or record stress and obesity levels lead to a need for recess reform?
Can we structure the playgrounds to provide refuge to the downtrodden, peace-loving kid? Play-as-you-Grow Idealism is Bully Free. Every voice is heard, Safe2Tell offers an anonymous way to report violence on campus. Grants are available to assist schools, teachers, parents and kids to take action.
Here are the top 3 suggestions for kids looking to break-free from 'ol school recess.
1. Reference Harvard's Summary of Bullying Law in your defense to the right to play FAI.R
2. Keep your state's current voted-in Bullying Laws in your google docs drive.
3. Handout Safe Communities ~ Safe Schools Pre-Planning Assessment Checklist.
On a less serious note, you have the power to bluff a bully. If your non-violent bully is like most, then your attention is their source of power. A good strategy is to remain calm and less bothered by teasing words. As a response to a bully who is saying silly things that are intended to hurt your feelings, try saying, "so." Instead of giving them more of your time, give bullies less of your time.
You Might Also Like :
These articles might interest you :
Over the years I’ve used a simple graphic from the IPCC 2007 Report to explain to people without a strong background in statistics just why average temperature... Read moreThe 11 May 2015 by Bradshaw
So dear friends, tomorrow is May 12th. It is National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain day. My personal efforts to make this dis-ease known have grown to over... Read moreThe 12 May 2015 by Drowqueen
Fox has just unveiled its 2015-2016 schedule for the upcoming tv-series, and eventually dropped the first trailers.Check out the trailers and synopses for the... Read moreThe 12 May 2015 by Ningauble
Even after a long day, sitting down to play with flowers to make an arrangement is beyond relaxing for me. It relieves stress, makes me feel at peace, but also... Read moreThe 12 May 2015 by Thedreamery
If you haven't come across Totally Funky just yet then you should take a look at their very funky website and especially so; if like me, you love your funky... Read moreThe 12 May 2015 by Evette Garside
Photo of traumatic brain damage on Wikipedia (Photograph by James Heilman MD)Occasionally, I take at look at some spam messages because they can be interesting. Read moreThe 12 May 2015 by Thejohnfleming
MOST RECOMMENDED IN BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
- The Wonderland Files Blog Has Moved. by Shavawn Berry
- Summer Solstice and Dimensions of Spiritual Astrology by Luphil
COMMUNITY BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
ON THE BODY, MIND, SPIRIT FORUM
- Dissolve your PAIN… Connection is NOW ... Reviewed by Fernando