The national winners of ChildObesity180’s Active Schools Acceleration Project competition were announced Wednesday afternoon in Washington.
We are big believers in movement in the classroom. We work to transform the way students learn most effectively, through Physical Activity initiatives that change school culture organically, one educator at a time.
Based on our belief that healthy living is the pathway to learning well, we have students trying new veggies all year long. Our goal: fresh produce, and lots of it!
Supporting schools as they develop school culture, emotional intelligence in students, and critical 21st century thinking skills.
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Red Hawk Elementary hosts farmers market on back-to-school night.
Erie’s Red Hawk Elementary recently was awarded a grant to develop an online class for teachers on incorporating more movement into the school day.
After doing movement, I’m always ready to do more math.
Maia, Third Grader
I often tell teachers, do you want to fight them for 40 minutes, or do you want to do something that is good for your health, your heart, your mind, your brain, your soul for 10 minutes, and then have 40 minutes of really good learning?
Lorynda Sampson, Principal, Northridge Elementary School
Through movement, teachers are seeing better behavior, increased time on task, increased impulse control they say their students are better able to inhibit inappropriate behavior which is then leading to academic success in their classrooms.
Paige Jennings, St. Vrain Valley School District