A recent Washington Post article delves into the consequences of children sitting still for too long—whether in the classroom, while traveling from one place to the other after school, or at home. From the article:
Did you know you can fund your Walkabouts purchase through an online fundraising platform?
PledgeCents, a crowdsourcing fundraising organization, helps pre-K through 12th grade teachers raise funds to implement programs in districts across the United States.
Does your district or school have a wellness program? School employees in many districts across the country enjoy these programs that include things such as telemedicine service, tobacco cessation programs, disease management information, healthy aging classes, basketball leagues, running and walking clubs, and even financial management classes.
According to a 2016 study, teachers, parents, and even students want to supplement school work with more at-home learning with digital tools. The article 3 Ways to Continue Learning at Home with Technology lists ways to bridge the home-school divide.