We all know about it, recess is an issue. In recent years, many American schools have slashed recess for more time on reading and math in order to improve standardized test scores.
We also know that American Schools are rated pretty well compared to other countries. However, Finland is considered the country with the best public educational system. Is there anything we can learn from them? I think so!
Finland, recess is considered an essential part of the school day and kids get on average more than an hour of recess a day, no matter what the weather. Listen from one Finland expert how play makes kids smarter.