by Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer
As temperatures continue to climb this summer and smoke from fires spread across various parts of the U.S., schools across the U.S. are beginning to explore long-term options for reducing heat and smoke exposure. One solution that is gaining popularity is the use of misting systemsThe heat reminds me of a time 20 years ago when I was a principal in Southern California and my school was located about 40 miles from Palm S…
The Benefits of Team Sports and Why Team Sports are Declining By Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer

Reasons Team Sports Participation in Decline Did you know that participation in team sports has declined in recent years? According to the Aspen Institute, in 2018, only 38% of children participated in a team sport, down from 45% in 2008. There are a few reasons for this decline, including:The rising cost of youth sports. The cost of equipment, travel, and regi…
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Jury Awards Family $15 million after P.E. Student dies running laps. 

Los Angeles Unified owes a family $15 million after their son died during a middle school P.E. class in 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported.The jury found that the district was liable because even though a defibrillator was located on campus, staff didn’t know it was there and didn’t use it to help the boy, who had collapsed while running laps during a morning P.E. class at Pa…
K-6 Grs.  Activities without Equipment

This set of No Equipment Activity Cards are perfect for engaging students in fun activities inside or outdoors.  Take advantage and SAVE on this sale.
Recommendations for Displaying and Storing Sets

This box stores 16 sets of the No Equipment K-6 Activities.  Great for indoor recess.

16 Set of Cards & 16 Sets of 8.5 by 11" posters.
This pack of activities includes activities appropriate for any playgrou…
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