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Reading, Writing, 'Rithmetic...and Recess

Rae Pica | Posted 08.14.2011 | Education
Rae Pica

Approximately 40 percent of the elementary schools in the U.S. have eliminated recess from the children's day. Here are seven contradictions to the belief that recess is frivolous.

The Renaissance Of Play And The Man Behind It

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Play is not an incidental activity: it is seminal in the lives of children and the health of communities. Darell Hammond is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed out to plant the seeds of play within reach of every child in America.

Help Our Children Play

Irene Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Irene Rosenfeld

Research indicates that children who live near a park are less likely to be overweight than kids without a park nearby. Ensuring our kids have safe places to play can be a simple part of a solution to our crisis of obesity.