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School Tools for Creating a Culture of Wellness

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Schools play an important role in helping children to be healthy and fit.  A fast growing body of research indicates that student wellness and academic learning go hand-in-hand.  Put simply, the benefits that can arise from proper nutrition and physical activity are a prerequisite to optimal learning and to avoiding and preventing chronic diseases.

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By |April 2nd, 2013|Featured Articles, Schools|0 Comments

The Benefits of Physical Activity in Schools

The benefits of Physical Activity in Schools

Most classrooms have at least one impulsive child and in my experience, some classes have more than one. These impulsive children are frequently in trouble and display sincere regret for their actions… repeatedly. When teaching, I wondered, “Will they ever learn?”

A new study suggests that a simple solution for […]

By |December 6th, 2012|Featured Articles, Physical Activity, Schools|0 Comments

School Wide Discipline : What works?

School Wide Discipline:  What Works?

In an election year, it is important to acknowledge that for approximately 20 years, the Annual Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes toward the Public Schools has identified school wide discipline was one of the most serious problems facing the nation’s educational system.

Some teachers and administrators often agree with parents that […]

By |December 6th, 2012|Bullying, Featured Articles, Schools|0 Comments

Shortening the School Year Spreads

An alarming educational trend is spreading like wildfire across the nation due to our economic situation. More troubling is the fact that no one is talking about the effect of a shortened school year for students’ academic advancement.

The nation’s second largest school district signed agreements with the United Teachers of Los Angeles to shorten the […]

By |December 6th, 2012|Featured Articles, Schools|0 Comments

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