ERIC Number: EJ641707
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
The Silencing of Recess Bells. Issues in Education.
Childhood Education, v77 n5 p319-20 Annual Theme 2001
Presents evidence that allowing time for recess or playground activities can yield immediate and long-term benefits for children. Maintains that breaks between cognitive tasks support learning and that play adds to educational quality. Concludes that administrators, teachers, and parents should collaborate to create an environment that promotes high-quality recess experiences. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Annual theme issue: "The Global Village: Migration and Education."