Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Great video on the Benefits Of Recess Before Lunch.
Thinking of implementing Recess Before Lunch at your school? Visit our Recess Before Lunch page on our website for informational videos, brochure samples, podcast, etc. Or download some of the posted articles on the topic of RBL.
Download: Barriers to Recess Placement Prior to Lunch in Elementary Schools
Child Nutrition Professionals, National Food Service Management Institute 2006
Download: Benefits of Recess Before Lunch - Creating a Healthier Classroom
Hamilton County Coordinated School Health Committee, Cincinnati, OH
Monday, July 28, 2014
Playground SupervisionSerious accidents which occur in schools typically happen on the playground and often playground supervision is a contributing factor. In fact, approximately 200,000 accidents each year send children to the emergency room for treatment of an injury which occurred on the school playground. The following tips are designed to increase the quality of the playground supervision in your school insuring that children are safe on your playground.
1. Adequate Playground SupervisionThe National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) recommends that the playground supervision ratio of adult supervisors to children should mirror classroom ratios.
Playground Liability: Accident or Injury
Playground Supervisor Training and Certification
Playground Supervision: A How to Guide for Playground Supervisors