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Recess

 

JEFFCO GUIDELINES

  • All elementary schools have two recess periods for all classrooms 
  • Second recess is on the master schedule
  • The second recess should be at least 10 minutes
  • The total recess time in a day should be at least 30 minutes
  • Recess should not be withheld for academic or behavior reasons  

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF RECESS:

Recess Supports Classroom Learning, Social Development and Physical And Mental Health!

why recess is important  

RECESS TRAINING

Open to all recess advocates K-8! Learn to develop stronger recess rules and routines, increase physical activity, learn new outdoor and indoor movement games, and build skills around behavior management.

VIEW SCHEDULED TRAINING DATES HERE.

GAMES/ ACTIVITIES (INDOOR & OUTDOOR RECESS)

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

 

 




THE FACTS ABOUT MOVEMENT

  • Active, fit students typically perform better academically, have better attendance, better concentration and fewer behavioral issues 
  • Physical Activity grows new brain cells and new synapses 
  • Fitness improves mood, anxiety, stress levels, motivation, and brain volume

THE FACTS ABOUT MOVEMENT

  • Active, fit students typically perform better academically, have better attendance, better concentration and fewer behavioral issues 
  • Physical Activity grows new brain cells and new synapses 
  • Fitness improves mood, anxiety, stress levels, motivation, and brain volume

THE FACTS ABOUT MOVEMENT

  • Active, fit students typically perform better academically, have better attendance, better concentration and fewer behavioral issues 
  • Physical Activity grows new brain cells and new synapses 
  • Fitness improves mood, anxiety, stress levels, motivation, and brain volume
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