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Conklin,D. is a fellow with the OpEd Project and an associate professor in the College of Education at DePaul University in Chicago In classrooms across the country the countdown to summer vacation has begun The winter doldrums have always taken a toll but in the era of test-dominated schooling and the controversial Common Core it seems increasingly that its not until summer that teenagers have any prospect for having fun any more One of the casualties of current education reform efforts has been the erosion of play creativity and joy from teenagers classrooms and lives with devastating effects Researchers have documented a rise in mental health problemssuch as anxiety and depressionamong young people that has paralleled a decline in childrens opportunities to play And while play has gotten deserved press in recent months for its role in fostering crucial social-emotional and cognitive skills and cultivating creativity and imagination in the early childhood years a critical group has been largely left out of these important conversations Adolescents toonot to mention adults as shown through Googles efforts need time to play and they need time to play in school Parents Newsletter Sign up to receive the smartest parenting tips news and tools View Sample Sign Up Now Early childhood educators have known about and capitalized on the learning and developmental benefits of play for ages My five-year-old daughter has daily opportunities to play dress-up in her preschool classroom transforming into a stethoscope-wearing fairy princess and tending to the imaginary creatures in her care Her work during "center time" has all the hallmarks of what experts like psychologists David Elkind and Peter Gray define as play: she has choice in her pursuits she self-directs her learning and exploration she engages in imaginative creation and she does all these things in a non-stressed state of interest and joy Happily in recent research that I conducted I found promising ways that middle school teachers are incorporating elements of play into their classroomswith joyful results In the classrooms I studied sixth seventh and eighth graders developed governments for imaginary countries researched and prepared "survival kits" for different climates created board games to review social studies content they had learned and "travelled to Afghanistan" in a game of physical geography on the playground In each of these classroom exercises students were allowed to make choices about what they wanted to learn had opportunities to try on adult roles were able to develop imaginative physical and mental creations and importantly enjoyed the process of learning Across the classrooms where teachers gave students these opportunities the young adolescents I surveyed were happy and interested in their work One said "I have had one of the best school years because of this class" Another seventh grader researched Ancient Egyptian mummification and showcased his learning in a creation he titled "Mummy monthly" a clever magazine complete with cartoons and a reader quiz that asked "Is your mommy a mummy" His teacher explained to me "this is a kid who we can hardly get to pick up a pencil" Similarly in her study of high schools across the country researcher Sarah Fine has shown the promise of what she terms "intellectual playfulness" Amid the passive rote and dulling experiences that are all too common for adolescents Fine found teachers like Ms Hart who gave students time to create "physics jamz" songs they rewrote to review physics concepts and equations Contrary to one high school administrator in Fines research who said "You have to solve the problem of rigor before you can start to work on joy" Ms Harts physics jamz highlighted that students can find their work challenging and interesting too Giving students occasions to learn through play not only fosters creative thinking problem solving independence and perseverance but also addresses teenagers developmental needs for greater independence and ownership in their learning opportunities for physical activity and creative expression and the ability to demonstrate competence When classroom activities allow students to make choices relevant to their interests direct their own learning engage their imaginations experiment with adult roles and play physically research shows that students become more motivated and interested and they enjoy more positive school experiences To be sure there are times to be serious in school The complex study of genocide or racism in social studies classrooms for example warrant students thoughtful ethical engagement while crafting an evidence-based argument in support of a public policy calls upon another set of student skills and understandings As with all good teaching teachers must be deliberate about their aims But given that play allows for particular kinds of valuable learning and development there should be room in school to cultivate all of these dimensions of adolescent potential Purposefully infusing play into middle and high school classrooms holds the potential for a more joyful creative and educative future for us alla future in which kids have more interesting things to do in school than count down to summer break Teenage Fads From Around the US in 1948 Caption from LIFE Two Cleveland high schoolers at a record-playing meeting of a Frankie Laine fan club 1948 Lisa Larsen—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Striped stockings are worn by all the members of a girl’s club at the Austin High School in Chicago Lisa Larsen—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Boy greets girl in the Detroit version of the beer drinker’s handshake Lisa Larsen—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Irresistible look he will try out in "Temptation Game" is demonstrated by Bud Brown of Atlanta Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Object of game is to see how long he and Joan Hale can look into each other’s eyes and resist the urge to kiss Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Soulful look that pretty Joan Hale had on her face is what Bud Brown found himself unable to resist Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Teenage couple listening to records and having a snack of milk and cookies Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Boy meets boy with the wild "politician’s handshake" peculiar to Des Moines Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Around the windows are six boys who following current practice show up outside to talk and eat food passed out to them Girls pretend parties are secret but make sure word gets around Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Looking out the windows are four Atlanta girls interrupted in the midst of a spend-the-night party These parties are usually held after a dance or a hay ride and girls eat and talk most of the night Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Sniff Game where Kleenex is passed by sniffing from nose to nose is now popular in Oklahoma City Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE "Trick talk" is thought hilarious in Des Moines where girls like to chat without looking at each other Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Tuesday’s shoes are current phenomenon in Des Moines Every Tuesday high-school boys wear GI shoes bought at surplus store or inherited from an older brother and called "my old lady’s" Army shoes" Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Boogie haircut is the fashion in Detroit The hair is clipped short on top worn very long on sides Lisa Larsen—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Beards are hopefully started by a few Oklahoma City boys Parents hate them but the girls like them Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Sock hops are current craze in Oklahoma City Boys and girls at school gym dances check shoes outside to avoid marking gym floor Dancing is fun but someone always goes home wearing the wrong shoes Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Popular Guy Earl Reum a high-school student is idol of Denver boys and girls Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Charming the girls in drugstore after school Earl makes trick necktie stick out On his left wrist is a tape measure with which he pretends to tell time Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Amusing the class when teacher is out of room Earl stops up ears with two of his hands as he mixes a fake chemical formulae with his two other hands Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE Writing poetry Earl jots down inspiration in bus His poems in the school paper are signed "Elbow Reum" After graduation he plans to study for priesthood Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE At student forum conducted by school speaking society Earl (third from left) serves on panel which is discussing qualifications of "The Perfect Date" Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE The Reum greeting is flashed to a pair of girls on the sidewalk outside of school All of school’s teenagers and even some of the teachers imitate his gesture Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE At faculty meeting Earl meets with his principal (left) and teachers and as student representative discusses school’s plan to care for three French orphans Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Caption from LIFE "Teenager Dos and Don’ts" 1948 Herbert Gehr—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images December 20 1948 cover of LIFE magazine 1 of 25 Advertisement Contact us at [email protected] IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editorsIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared there will be not be a Palestinian state so long as he is Prime Minister reversing his prior support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the eve of Israel’s parliamentary elections "I think that anyone who is going to establish a Palestinian state today and evacuate lands is giving attack grounds to the radical Islam against the state of Israel" the three-term Prime Minister said according to the New York Times translation of the interview posted to website NRG on Monday When the reporter asked if that meant he would not establish a Palestinian state were he to win re-election Netanyahu replied “Correct” Netanyahu whose 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who went back with a crucial away goal, In November, which it never sheds.Rachel Sussman The Welwistchia is primitive conifer living only in parts of coastal Namibia and Angola where moisture from the sea meet..VIEW MORERachel Sussman1 of 11EnvironmentThese are 11 of the Oldest Things in the WorldTIME StaffFeb 25 2014All that lives must die—but some organisms get a little more time on this Earth than others For nearly a decade the photographer Rachel Sussman has been traveling around the world capturing images of the oldest continuously living things in the world part of an effort to "step outside our quotidian experience of time and start to consider a deeper timescale" as she put it in a TED talk in 2010 Everything she has photographed for the project is at least 2000 years old if not much much older That includes something as unimaginably ancient as the Posidonia sea grass meadow found in protected waters in the Mediterranean Sea which may be 100000 years old and something comparatively younger like baobab trees found in southern Africa It is a record of survival of those organisms—and they’re all plants lichen or coral as the oldest animals live less than 200 years—that beat the odds of genetics and simply lastedSussman has a new photo book out that details her project along with a foreword by the science writer Carl Zimmer There’s a sense of wonder imbued in these photographs of organisms that seem to be a physical record of time but there’s also a call to action Many of these subjects of Sussman’s portraits are under threat from habitat loss or climate change or simple human idiocy (Sussman has written movingly about the loss of the 3500 year-old Senator tree in Orlando destroyed in a fire that was almost certainly set on purpose) "The oldest living things in the world are a record and celebration of our past a call to action in the present and a barometer of the future" Sussman has said—and the images that follow prove her outAn Egyptian billionaire has contacted the owners of two islands to buy a Greek island to provide housing and jobs for the refugees and migrants that are fleeing crises in the Middle East After floating the “crazy idea” on Twitter earlier this month the office of Naguib Sawiris said the 61-year-old has contacted the owners of two private islands and is now hoping to get the Greek government involved Earlier this week he told Newsweek that he had he yet to receive a formal response to his idea from Greece or Italy the two nations whose islands he first proposed buying "We are seeking the [Greek] governments consent to be willing to take care of the administrative process of permitting entrance of refugees to the island which will fall under Greek jurisdiction” reads a memo he shared on Twitter on Monday The memo refers to the project as Aylan Island named for the 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi whose body was discovered on a Turkish beach after a boat carrying his family capsized en route to a Greek island (Read next: What the Image of Aylan Kurdi Says About the Power of Photography) Sawiris said he would spend up to $200 million on the project and that he had received 10000 emails from potential donors and volunteers He also had harsh words for his critics “I would tell them that’s what I came up with if you have a better idea you are welcome” he said “The rule in my corporate world anybody who criticized my solution and does not have any better solution I would tell them to shut the fk up” [The Independent] Write to Nolan Feeney at [email protected] pints of guinness to parades and green dye St Patrick’s Day often gives politicians and those working in Washington ample opportunity to get into the spirit Although some tried to do so this year politicians including House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump made some blunders Here’s a roundup of some of the faux pas and how the reactions unfolded President Trump and the proverb (that very likely could have been from a Nigerian poem) Speaking at a “Friends of Ireland” lunch during a visit from the Irish Prime Minister President Trump invoked a proverb ” As we stand together with our Irish friends Im reminded of that proverb and this is a good one this is one I like; Ive heard it for many many years and I love it ‘Always remember to forget the friends that proved untrue But never forget to remember those that have stuck by you’" Trump said “Its a great phrase” But as some on Twitter noted the quote sounded very similar to the words of a Nigerian man Albasheer Adam Alhassan Trump’s favorite Irish proverb that he struggled to read aloud was written by Albashir Adam Alhassan a Nigerian https://tco/sk8yIcRgiD Elongated Muskellunge (@BillsNewAccount) March 16 2017 Trumps #IrishProverb was written by a #Muslim from Nigeria ㈳2; ㇋0;㇊6; ㇋5;㇊8; ㇌2;㇌0; ㇋0;㇊6; ㇬8;㇬8;㇬8; #StPatricksDay #StPaddysDay pictwittercom/CSIOwmyDB8 Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri (@DrUmarAlQadri) March 17 2017 "Irish Proverb" me hole https://tco/dWLregquCs Mark Little (@marklittlenews) March 16 2017 Alhassan told CNN “I posted those things when I was back in school over 10 years ago I never thought it would get to this level” The proverb was originally provided by the State Department as a “building block” for the event The Hill reports Paul Ryan Struggled With a Pint of Guiness Twitter had a field day after an image of Paul Ryan holding up a pint of Guinness at that same lunch went viral The beer’s head which is typically served thick and foamy appeared to be lacking First Mike Pence says ‘top of the morning’ then Paul Ryan holds up this appalling pint grave missteps by the US pictwittercom/U4ktqf0Aag Naomi O’Leary (@NaomiOhReally) March 16 2017 This isn’t a pint of Guinness It’s a sample of Paul Ryan’s blood pictwittercom/9Vg67Gub4w Mallow News (@MallowNews) March 16 2017 "In a subtle yet cavalier act of diplomacy Enda has given Paul Ryan the worst pint of Guinness imaginable" https://tco/VSKEZG8RTN John Herbert (@jherbertwriter) March 17 2017 "In a subtle yet cavalier act of diplomacy Enda has given Paul Ryan the worst pint of Guinness imaginable" https://tco/VSKEZG8RTN John Herbert (@jherbertwriter) March 17 2017 tfw you see Paul Ryan’s pint of Guinness pictwittercom/iEpsmg2Dqs Plymoth Ock (@FanSince09) March 16 2017 Sean Spicer’s Green Tie Melissa McCarthy could have more fodder for a Saturday Night Live appearance White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wore a kelly-green tie to his daily press briefing Thursday provoking one Twitter Buzzfeed’s Jesse McLaren user to transform it into a green screen for a viral video that has been viewed more than a million times What happens when u wear a green tie on TV ㈷7; pictwittercom/gAohulqeck Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) March 16 2017 Contact us at [email protected] Facebook photograph of Sarah Palin’s son standing on a dog to reach the kitchen sink has led to a heated online exchange between animal rights activists and the politician-turned-reality-TV-star Just a day after Palin posted a series of photos of her six-year-old son Trig standing on a dog People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a statement calling Palin a “bizarrely callous woman” “PETA simply believes that people shouldn’t step on dogs and judging by the reaction that we’ve seen to Sarah Palin’s Instagram photo we’re far from alone in that belief” said Ingrid Newkirk president of PETA according to the Associated Press “Chill At least Trig didnt eat the dog” Palin fired back in a lengthy Facebook post in reference to President Barack Obama’s admission that he ate dog as a child in Indonesia Palin also pointed out that Ellen DeGeneres shared a photo of a young girl using a dog to reach a bathroom sink last year without any reaction from PETA DeGeneres was the advocacy organization’s 2009 woman of the year Write to Justin Worland at [email protected] The Congress party, said in a statement that it is raising money toward that goal. chair of Western Sahara Resource Watch,N. headquartered in Daytona Beach, that marks a rise from the bottom quarter of ranked schools in 2017 to the top 20 percent for this year.

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