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  •  It would be a first in my experience (2+ / 0-)
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    Intheknow, JanL

    PE when I was growing up went from supervised play to varsity tryouts.

    into the blue again, after the money's gone

    by Prof Haley on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 04:02:35 PM PDT

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    •  When I coach my kids' soccer teams.... (2+ / 0-)
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      HeyMikey, JanL

      I try to let the kids play free for the first 10 minutes of practice.  It's fun to see the kids turn into leaders and direct the other kids. Kids should have the experience of playing  by themselves. Nowadays, many kids activites are run on strict scripted schedules.

      What I loved at the school was the kids were running the track on their own initiative during recess.

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