In Praise of Big Recess

When I was a youngster, there were two breaks in the school day: a 15 minute recess at mid-morning and a longer one right after lunch. Now, at this point in my life, the concept of running around outside immediately after eating seems nuts; when I was in elementary school, a power nap wasn’t so alluring. Then, I was happy to chase my friends around the playground during that break time known as Big Recess. Continue reading “In Praise of Big Recess”