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Play Time



In a culture that has become increasingly focused on academic achievement and success, play has been sidelined. Recess hours have been cut in favor of more teaching time in order to improve performance on standardized tests and many physical education programs have been cut because of funding. With the absence of play we have seen […]

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School Garden



Once upon a time a produce garden was planted at an elementary school. Then another one. And another one. Produce grew in these gardens and in time, it was harvested, feeding the school’s students and broadening their horizons into healthy eating options. As word spread of their success the idea gained in popularity. Having an […]

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Volunteering is Good for You



There’s a little known secret that volunteers know well: volunteering is good for you. UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute released the Doing Good is Good for You: 2013 Health and Volunteering Study which reveals that U.S. adults who volunteer report that they feel better, both physically and emotionally than adults who don’t volunteer. The […]

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