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How to improve recess.
A big part of restoring recess lies in the need to improve recess and how it functions. While it is true, there is not much we can do about standing on a cold
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Classroom-based physical activity, cognition, and academic achievement. Physically active academic lessons of moderate intensity improved overall performance on a standardized test of academic achievement by 6% compared to a decrease of 1% for controls. URBAN PE
The Effects of a Classroom Based Program on Physical Activity and On-task-behavior.
Results: The intervention was effective in improving on-task-behavior during academic instruction. URBAN PE
PALS Training- Physical Activity Leader (PAL) Learning System is a cutting-edge, all-inclusive professional development resource within the Let's Move! Active Schools framework. Let's Move
The Politics of Public Playfulness TED TALK with Bernie De Koven Give each other the permission to play.
Sports“Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game” at last week’s Clinton Health Matters Activation Summit. This report pulls together two years of input shared by nearly 300 thought leaders on how to create universal access to early positive experiences in sports. PCPFS
WellnessThe Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living is hosting a webinar next Tues 2/10 at 1 PM Central Time with Dr. Jim Sallis of UC San Diego.
In this webinar we will talk about some opportunities to get kids active outside of the school day such as, active commuting, after school programs, shared use agreements, park design, and youth sports. URBAN PE
Wausau students bounce, pedal and learn all at once.
Wausau phy ed teacher Ken Smith works to incorporate exercise into academic classes. URBAN PE
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The Voice of Play
Founded in 2006, IPEMA’s Voice of Play initiative promotes growth in the quality and quantity of children’s free play and the use of playgrounds. By providing information and resources, the Voice of Play’s goal is to increase education and awareness about the many benefits of children’s play, including the development of critical physical, emotional, social and cognitive skills.