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Physical Activity At School: Get A Move On

Low Cost Solutions to Getting Kids Active at School  Monday-Friday By Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D. Children six years and older need a minimum of 60 minutes of physical activity a day. So physical activity at school makes for a perfect opportunity to accomplish this.  Below you will find some great suggestions for getting children physically active [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:39-07:00February 26th, 2013|Childhood Obesity Crisis, Featured Articles, Physical Activity|Comments Off on Physical Activity At School: Get A Move On

Structured vs Unstructured Recess

Most Students Deserve An Unstructured Recess Experience Today I received a phone call from a second-grade teacher. She indicated that she had a behavior challenged child (frequent discipline issues) and was growing pretty frustrated with him. In response to Jeremy (not his real name), who was hitting kids, pushing kids, and causing chaos at recess, [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:39-07:00February 22nd, 2013|Featured Articles, Recess|Comments Off on Structured vs Unstructured Recess

Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Kit

The Recess Program that Works! Are you tired of playground arguments and confrontations? Post recess discipline issues steal away a principal's time and classroom teaching opportunities.  Principals across the nation have turned to  Peaceful Playgrounds Program for over 20 years to solve these problems. The Peaceful Playgrounds Program is in over 8000 schools across [...]

By |2019-05-09T15:12:52-07:00February 19th, 2013|After School, Early Childhood, Fitness, Indoor Games, Parks and Rec, PE, Programs, Recess|Comments Off on Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Kit

School Recess: When Is It Too Cold To Go Out To Recess?

Indoor or Outdoor Recess? When the weather outside is frightful school recess on the playground may not be delightful.  Just ask any playground supervisor. Outdoor recess, however, is a reality and daily decisions about “how cold is too cold” is something site principals, teachers, and day care directors will be making during the winter months.  [...]

By |2018-11-20T12:06:02-07:00February 16th, 2013|Featured Articles, Recess|Comments Off on School Recess: When Is It Too Cold To Go Out To Recess?

Fundamental Movement Program For Physical Education

Fundamental Movement  Program is a School PE Program for preschool and primary children. It is a complete curriculum from which to teach from. Fundamental Movement Program allows you to create an outdoor motor learning lab for preschool children. An easy, do-it-yourself layout plan transforms your play space into a colorful arrangement of learning games and [...]

By |2019-06-20T02:04:51-07:00February 16th, 2013|Early Childhood, Indoor Games, PE, Programs|Comments Off on Fundamental Movement Program For Physical Education

Fitness Fun Zone

The Fitness Fun Zone is a one-of-a-kind evidence-based physical activity court designed to accommodate 1 to 50 individuals of various fitness abilities. This Fitness Fun Zone outdoor court includes multiple game and activity applications that incorporate fitness and nutrition. Schools will appreciate the ease of monitoring the activities that address NASPE Fitness [...]

By |2019-05-09T06:40:45-07:00February 15th, 2013|After School, Fitness, Parks and Rec, PE, Programs|Comments Off on Fitness Fun Zone

PEP Grant Application Assistance Free. Act Now!

Let us Assist you in Writing your PEP Grant Application! The Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP Grant) provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to initiate, expand, and improve physical education for students in grades K-12. Grant recipients must implement programs that help students make progress toward meeting State [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:42-07:00February 12th, 2013|Grants, PEP Grants|Comments Off on PEP Grant Application Assistance Free. Act Now!

PEP Grant Description For Peaceful Playgrounds

Research Based Practices for PEP Description District will incorporate several research-based strategies into their PEP Grant Application, including Peaceful Playgrounds. Peaceful Playgrounds is a system of education activities that enhance both physical education and increases physical activity by painting game and activity markings onto a schoolyard surface. The Peaceful Playgrounds Program is designed to enhance [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:42-07:00February 12th, 2013|Grants|Comments Off on PEP Grant Description For Peaceful Playgrounds

PEP Grant – Physical Education for Progress Grant

U.S. Department of Education PEP Grant -  $150,000-$300,000 Available! Purpose: The purpose of the PEP Grant is to award grants and contracts to initiate, expand, and improve physical education programs for all kindergarten through 12th-grade students. The Secretary is authorized to award grants to local educational agencies and community-based organizations (such as Boys and Girls [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:42-07:00February 12th, 2013|Grants|Comments Off on PEP Grant – Physical Education for Progress Grant

We Count – Student Walking Program

The We Count Walking Program uses pedometers as an aid to kids in fighting fat. The complete program kit ensures your success with the We Count! Walking Program. Each set includes 10 Student pedometers,  progress charts, certificates, logs, newsletters, and motivational stickers. The program’s design is based on research that indicates that inexpensive step-counting devices (pedometers) [...]

By |2019-07-19T09:02:33-07:00February 12th, 2013|After School, Fitness, Parks and Rec, PE, Programs, Recess, Walking|Comments Off on We Count – Student Walking Program