Play is the way is a program of physically interactive games that helps to change the student, teacher relationship from one based on control and compliance to one based on guidance and self-determination.
Has been formally evaluated and proven in primary schools throughout Australia.
Is teacher and curriculum friendly.
Is simple to establish, sustainable and affordable.
Requires no expensive or extensive specialised training to be highly effective.
In facilitating the program, teachers learn the words and strategies that empower students to manage their own behaviour, improve their emotional intelligence and increase their chances of success in life. It is suitable for primary school children of all ages, abilities and ethnic backgrounds. No particular sporting or athletic ability is required to successfully participate in the program. The program is a cross curricular tool that promotes social and emotional learning.