Hey! Give Your Kids a Break!

Rae Pica withOlga Jarrett, Ph.D

Yes, recess matters. In fact, play time is very important, especially if your child has been diagnosed with ADHD. Dr. Olga Jarrett explains why it’s important to make sure you give your kids time out from book learning and how recess actually helps children (and adults) learn better.

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May 2, 2009
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Olga Jarrett is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at Georgia State University in Atlanta. She teaches science teaching methods, child development, research methods, and a doctoral seminar in play. Olga is also president of the American Association for the Child’s Right to Play.Dr. Jarrett teaches science methods in the Early Childhood Education’s Urban Alternative Preparation Program. She is a University Fellow in the Urban Atlanta Coalition Compact.
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