According to a new study, "Physical activity not only makes kids feel better and helps them develop healthy habits, it's also good for the nation's bottom line." The study results were published May 1, 2017 in the journal Health Affairs.
A recent article in Education Week cites research supporting the use of visuals, including counting on fingers, to help students learn and succeed in math.
Topics: Research on Visual Learning
“A good teacher is like a candle -
it consumes itself to light the way for others.”
- Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Topics: Teacher Appreciation
Did you know that April 22028 is the Week of the Young Child? To celebrate, we wanted to share this infographic from Rasmussen College on the ABCs of Early Childhood Education. While each of these is important, we at ActivEd are particularly fond of H for Healthy fitness habits and N for Nutritional awareness. Check out the following image for all of the ABCs!
Topics: early childhood
Students at Weddington Middle School in Matthews, NC are starting off some school days with yoga. According to the article, "It’s called 'Moga,' or middle school yoga. Students practice breathing, relaxation, even meditation."