Supervision on the School Playground - Expert Article

This article examines supervision best practice philosophies associated with educational communities. The article also discusses a pro-active leadership approach to developing playground policy and supervision training for educational communities.

​Abstract

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has reported that each year 205,860 children receive emergency medical treatment for playground-related injuries (O’Brien, 2009). In attempting to increase student accountability and ensure academic success of all students, it becomes important for school educators and leaders to take a pro-active approach to injury prevention and make a concerted effort to examine the role of the outdoor environment. The purpose of this article examines supervision best practice philosophies associated with educational communities. The article will discuss a pro-active leadership approach to developing playground policy and supervision training for educational communities.

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