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Friday, February 20, 2009

More recess time ,better behavior& increased learning

Unstructured , more than 15 minutes recess time in school contributes to better social and cognitive skills, and they learn better. Now isn't that what we want in our children? The overall picture on the child's well being will always be important. These small changes contribute so much to their development.

Here is a part from the article that sums it up: The study suggests that a daily break of 15 minutes or more in the school day may play a role in improving learning, social development, and health in elementary school children. The study's principal investigator is Romina M. Barros, MD, assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Einstein.

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