Thursday, September 27, 2007

Peaceful Playgrounds : What's Cool at School News Video

Principal Pam Winfield credits a dedicated group of volunteers for transforming ordinary blacktop into an endless supply of games that can attract an entire classroom to share an activity.

Peaceful Playground is a concept developed by a former physical education teacher who wanted to create a safer and more inclusive play area for children.

In addition to providing more play opportunities for a relatively low cost, peaceful playground also encourages more interaction between students.

That creates more community, and less bullying.

View the VIDEO to see how it works. To learn more about Peaceful Playground, click on the link below.
http://wm.kare.gannett.edgestreams.net/news/news/092007_264904_coolschool_ka.wmv?213436524624