Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 14, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
An Imagination Playground in Action at Atlanta's Bethune Elementary School
We need to raise $1,000 this week to ship an Imagination Playground to Atlanta's E.L. Connally School in the West End in time to surprise the…Continue
What if children's education opened them up to the passion, talent, and joy inside their hearts and minds? What if?
Tonight I saw a wonderful story on Sixty MInutes about a symphony in Kinshasa in Congo. The musicians played and sang with such joy. It seemed that most came to music very late and thanks only to the…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 8, 2012 at 10:25pm — No Comments
This is one of the best videos I've seen that clearly shows the importance of natural play at schools. Take a look. It is from my friends at School Grounds UK. Maybe we can get something going in Atlanta to improve our playgrounds AND increase the amount of time students get to go outside and play during the day. I don't know what it is going to take to convince…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on January 30, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments
The perfect place for digging at Tule Elk Park Early Education School
I just got back from an amazing conference called Engaging Our Grounds: 2011 International Green Schoolyard Conference in San Francisco and my head is reeling from…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 22, 2011 at 10:28pm — No Comments
Check out my article "Play WIth a Purpose: Why Children Need Recess" in the January 2011 Atlanta Magazine issue on education. I always say that recess and play aren't just fun and games. They are essential components of a healthy childhood. Click here for a link to the…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 13, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments
Suspensions have dropped from 300 to 40 at the school in this article.
Added by Cynthia Gentry on December 11, 2009 at 8:43am — No Comments
Is this boy playing or practicing for a brilliant future as a cinematographer?
Added by Cynthia Gentry on November 21, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
I've waited (and worked) for two years to take these pictures!
Happy faces were everywhere as the children played
Others were pretty excited, too. The Atlanta Public School System proudly blogged about the exciting and fun-filled opening day of the Imagination Playground in a Box.
The IPB was…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 3, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments