II  On to Part 2 & Recommendations from Physical Educators.Our second post about the G in Gather and we will dissect  “Non-Human Resources.”I began researching this article by asking physical educators I know from twitter (an integral component of my PLN) what their favorite #physed (#physed is a popular hashtag on twitter) resources are. While almost all spoke highly of the “Human Resources” they’ve gained from Twitter and Voxer, here are …
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by Paul Rosengard

Part 1 -- The G in Grow stands for Gather
A rolling stone may Gather no moss, but a physical educator must Gather resources to stay relevant. Those who prepare well and embrace professional growth can move beyond relevancy to exemplary.

We're going to examine Gathering resources in two parts. This first of two articles on the G in Gather will focus on "Human Resources." No, not the HR department companies use to rec…
By Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer

1) Recess serves as a necessary break from the rigors of concentrated, academic challenges in the classroom. It also offers cognitive, social, emotional, and physical benefits that may not be fully appreciated when a decision is made to diminish it. Pediatrics, Dec. 31, 2012.

Cognitive Benefits
2) Several studies demonstrate that recess, whether performed indoors or outdoors, made children more attentive and more prod…