Recess

How to Handle Kids' Temper Tantrums: Tips From a Teacher

Lori Gard | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada
Lori Gard

"What.the.FRIG," comes the angry retort. Then, the stomping begins, and the little tether-ball player starts to storm off. I arrive at the wall and I realize I have a choice to make. I can issue stern reprimands for disrespect to a teacher, which will be followed up on once said child arrives inside. Or I can choose another route.

School Bans Balls

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada

Correction: The spelling of St. Catharine's, Ontario was incorrect, that error has now been fixed. Toronto's Earl Beatty Public School took an extr...

The Recess Problem

Sara Winter | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Living
Sara Winter

For years, recess was a sensory nightmare for my autistic nephew. I watched him pace around the perimeter of the playground alone. Enter our gifted consultant. She told me to be out of sight, and let him fall apart and let him and his friends pick up the pieces. I was horrified. Let him cry? Let him scream? Really?