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Longer Recess=Better Learning

Dawn Coe, associate professor in Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, feels that the activity children get during recess can help them not only physically, but mentally as well.  Academics are important but give children a chance to take a break and partake in some sort of physical activity.  The breaks in academics give children a chance to be active which leads to better behavior and attentiveness.

Enjoy this WVLT-8 story featuring Coe which was filmed with children in our own Early Learning Center.