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Beth Kimberly
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Attended University of Kansas
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Making the case for play in school!
 
The power of play is immense! In this fabulous TED Talk, Jill Vialet shares "Play matters because it reminds us of our interdependence, and it gives us a chance to really see other people and in turn to be really and truly seen." Please watch and share:
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We're looking for a new web designer at +Playworks! Know someone who loves a playful environment and knows Drupal? Send them our way.
The web designer is a hands-on technical role with primary responsibility for the design, management and development of all public-facing websites. S/he is responsible for the creation of designs and layouts for the Playworks website, corporate intranet, email communications and online interfaces. The position will work closely with colleagues in IT and Marketing to support all online activities. This includes maintaining stable hosting and devel...
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Downloaded my copy!
 
A gift for you! +Recess Rules, a fun novel for kids and adults by Playworks CEO and Founder +Jill Vialet, can be downloaded for free for the next five days on Kindle and Kindle App! http://lnkd.in/bYpcXGf
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Have you Added the +Playworks Google+ page yet? You should!
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What tips/tools/resources would be in your holiday survival guide for parents?
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I'm not sure why I'm so entertained by this video. Watch and let me know if you (dis)agree.
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I thought it was funny.    It was really hard when my children were teenagers to get them to go anywhere with me.   They usually asked to be dropped off a home beforehad.    I like utube called the "Accountants Song."  You might need to be an accountant to appreciate.  
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In or near Atlanta? This workshop is incredibly fun and on super discount.
 
We're bringing the power of play to #Atlanta , Georgia! Parents, teachers and youth workers, join the Playworks movement May 10th and learn how to use play to bring out the best in kids:
Hello Georgia! Do you want to learn how to use play to bring out the best in every kid? Playworks is excited to introduce ourselves to Georgia! We can show you how to harness the power of play to create more positive, healthy learning environments for kids across the state. Let us teach you to how play can result in schools and afterschool programs with less bullying and more active play, teamwork, and positive social interactions.About the PlayS...
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I blog weekly about games, activities and tips for kids' play.
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As always, amazing talk by Jill!
 
+Jill Vialet shares how we can unlock not only our own, but kids' superpowers in this great video: 2013 National Conference on Volunteering and Service - Jill Vialet
How Recess Can Unlock a Child’s Strengths.
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I really enjoyed discovering these lessons learned for Playworks Gratitude Day. 1) A sense of joy, 2) people were shocked, 3) gratitude is contagious, 4) karma can be swift, and 5) express gratitude buoyed us.
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Speaking with ActiveKidsClub.com in just a minute about recess and parent advocacy for play time in school!
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Head of Digital Marketing
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  • Playworks
    Head of Digital Marketing, 2014 - present
  • Playworks
    Social Media Manager, 2010 - 2014
  • Playworks
    Program Manager, 2008 - 2010
  • Playworks
    Program Coordinator, 2006 - 2008
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Helping play work through action, conversation and tools online and offline.
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I'm the Playworks Social Media Manager. I will answer questions about LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Facebook, blogs and more.

I work for the Playworks national office (in Oakland,CA), but from Chicago. We are able to build a movement for Play because of EVERYONE's social networks.
Education
  • University of Kansas
    Mathematics & Journalism, 2001 - 2005
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