The match-up of a literacy program that fosters character development makes the MACARONI AND CHEESE workshops and GIRLS, INC. a perfect combination.
Playworks plans to expand to 27 cities by 2015, serving a quarter million students in low-income schools every day. There are a lot of ways you can support their efforts, join in the fun and bring play back to your school. This page gives you the details on what cities they are in now, […]
RECESS: A break from class learning where students within a school go outside for ten to thirty minutes to rest and have free time. You”re seven. You”re on the playground, playing tag. “Tag! You”re out!!” “You didn”t touch me, I”m not out!” “Yes I did too! You”re out.” You know how the rest goes. There […]
Urban arts programs often build confidence and agency among youth who are disheartened by, or disconnected from, public schools. At a time when education is being shaped by a rigid test-taking culture, arts educators often succeed in eliciting a sense of inquiry and belonging among their students. Twenty years ago, Bob Bates was a part-time […]