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Physical Activity on Campus — Here, There, and Everywhere by Paul Rosengard-Guest Blogger Part 4
Time to fire up the ole’ jalopy and finish our ride down Route 60-6! But before we merge into traffic, let’s make sure everyone is on board. Have YOU read Parts 1, 2, and 3? If not, just scroll down – you won’t need a GPS to find them… Where are we headed?

A place where every K-12 student engages in 60+ minutes of physical activity every day. And,…
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Whole Foods Foundation Whole Kids Foundation is excited to partner with United Health Foundation in launching a new grant program supporting the next generation of innovative ideas in children’s health & nutrition. Through this grant, they aim to bring together multi-sector leaders in food, health, fitness and technology in support of the next big idea. Grants will range fr…
Funding Alert: Target Wellness Grants for Healthy Eating and Active Living Funding Amount: $10,000-1 M Deadline : Nov. 11, 2015
Enjoy some of the following Thanksgiving PE and Classroom Party Games: Turkey Shoot Activity, Turkey Tag, Pilgrams and Indians Game, Turkey Tails, and Cold Turkey Challenges. Indoor and outdoor games included. THANKSGIVING PE AND CLASSROOM PARTY GAMES FREE Sample Game: Turkey Tag
Physical Activity on Campus -- Here, There, and Everywhere, Part 2 It's time to continue our ride on Route 60-6! Our destination? Sixty minutes of activity every day, and 6 opportunities to provide it to students on campus. They are: 1. Physical education class (structured) 2. Before school (usually unstructured) 3. Recess (usually elementary only, and unstructured) 4. Lunch break (usually unstructured) 5. PA integration with non-PE s…
Every Kid Healthy: California Every Kid Healthy Kids Grants – in partnership with ALDI, grants are available in Southern California only for this opportunity. Every Kid Healthy Grants provide funding for nutrition and/or physical activity initiatives to support becoming recognized as a health-promoting school. Grants size is $2,500 per school. View the paper application. Application due October 30.
Fuel Up To Play 60 Grants: Up to $4,000 per year is available to qualified K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 to kick start healthy changes. Grants are for approved physical activity and healthy eating “plays.” Deadline: Nov 4th, 2015
Saucony Run for Good Grants:The Saucony Run for Good Foundation is committed to reversing obesity rates by offering children the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of running and a healthier lifestyle. Maximum award size is $10,000 to initiate, expand, or improve running programs for children and/or teens. Deadlines are on February 1st and August 1st annually. Saucony Application
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A special Welcome to Guest Blogger Paul Rosengard.......

A Walk Down Memory Lane...

One of the nice things about getting older (yes, there are some positives...) is recalling the days when physical education (PE) teachers like myself smiled crookedly when asked about anything outside our locus of control (i.e., the gym and fields). We were so busy trying to do our jobs well: teach multiple classes at various grade levels, coach teams after school …
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Playground Supervision

Serious accidents which occur in schools typically happen on the playground and often  playground supervision is a contributing factor.  In fact, approximately 200,000 accidents each year send children to the emergency room for treatment of an injury which occurred on the school playground. The following tips  are designed to increase the quality of the playground supervision in your school  insuring that children are safe…
Six California organizations filed an administrative complaint citing unequal access to physical education opportunities by minority and low income students in California.  The complaint suggests that unequal access to physical education instruction results "in a devastating impact on long-term health and welfare of our children".

This filing comes on the heels of a 2014 settlement in a lawsuit by Cal 200. Cal 200 is a Californi…
Topics in the Aug. Play Nice Newsletter include:  Playground Supervision-Stencil Sale- Online Learning Course Sale .........

Redondo Beach Unified adds Peaceful Playgrounds to district schools.

Peaceful Playgrounds Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The main mission of the RBEF is to enrich the educational experience of the children throughout the Redondo Beach School District. Part of supporting this mission is creating and implementing worthwhile programs through RBUSD schools.
One of the RBEF-supported programs that are curr…
This 2 minute video talks about Peaceful Playgrounds recess program and our Founder, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer.

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Peaceful Playground Installed At Clissold Elementary School

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