10 Links will show you which program may need a boost!
Administrators and educators everywhere are looking for that magical formula for student success.Research around the world is linking exercise and increased physical activity to improved academic performances, cognition and brain health. Studies also show a high correlation between fitness levels to daily attendance and behavioral incidences (tobacco, drugs,discipline problems).
Healthy kids are also happier kids....another part of the puzzle needed for success in the classroom. It is time to focus on the health and fitness levels of our students so that they have the necessary brain chemicals being produced in order for learning to take place.There are thousands of links, studies, articles, videos, etc. that address childhood obesity, academics and physical activity correlations, brain health and exercise, and so on and so on.Whether you are an Administrator or Physical Education Teacher, search for the complete education package which incorporates a quality, comprehensive physical education program taught by qualified teachers.Below are the links to start with.
New York Times- For Better Grades, Try Gym Class
While Learning Boosts Tests Scores
Activity May Strengthen Children's Ability to PayAttention
Has Numerous Beneficial Effects on Brain Health andCognition
Makes Kids Smarter Instantly