Get adults participating
Teacher and staff participation has a big influence on how students engage and behave on the playground.
Use positive language
Small encouragements on the playground can change how kids behave in and out of the classroom.
Teach students to resolve conflict on their own
Help your kids settle disagreements with these proven conflict resolution techniques.
Recruit older students as leaders
Student leaders help make recess safe, inclusive, and fun for everyone. Learn how assigning roles supports a smoother recess.
Create smoother transitions at recess
Shorter transition times reduce conflicts and improve outcomes for both students and staff.
Focus the attention of a group
Put down that blowhorn: Try these playful exercises to help with group management and focus.
Manage groups of all sizes
Connect with and understand your students to better manage transitions and other moments in large groups.