Category Archives: recreation

alternatives to school-based

The recreation and leisure services profession in the US is one whose primary purpose is to “generate significant public support for (the recreation movement) in order to advance the development of best practices and resources that will make parks and … Continue reading


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Beyond the confines

Music teachers are in precarious situations.  Over the decades, music education professional organizations have formalized and worked to establish purposes, have argued both utilitarian and aesthetic philosophies of music education, and have collaborated with other arts agencies to inform our … Continue reading

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A recreo-connection

In the years following World War I, records indicate increased arts-based activities as part of the national recreation service profession.  In 1929 alone, over 23,000 requests for promotional literature on drama, music, and general recreation were solicited of the Playground … Continue reading

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