Kids Exercise in Class on Brain Breaks

Here’s a neat solution to sedentary kids experiencing stress and attention problems in school – having kids exercise in class on brain breaks.  Now, teachers can use a classroom tool named GoNoodle which conbines games and activities to bring kids back...

Bike to School Challenge Saves Gas, Burns Calories

Students and teachers have found that an annual bike to school challenge saves gas, burns calories, and promotes healthy exercise.  During the most recent challenge in Bay Village Ohio, the school lawn was covered with colorful chrome and kickstands.  Students...

Get the Kids Outside for Exercise

A recent study has shown that it is more beneficial to get the kids outside for exercise than to have exercise indoors. Children are more likely to be physically active outdoors, exercising large muscles, running, jumping and playing sports or games.  Indoor...

Weigh to Go

Taking care of their own health is just one of the ways educators are trying to help their students and the Weigh to Go challenge is a big part of their effort. This year’s Be Healthy Delaware: Weigh to Go!challenge includes more than 60 teachers, school nurses...

Learning in Motion

Physical Education is coming into the classroom, creating a learning in motion time that students look forward to each afternoon. After lunch, between social studies and math, Marilynn Szarka’s third-grade students start to get droopy. Szarka instructs everyone to...