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:
Dr. Julian Reed, founder of ActivEd, was recently interviewed for Furman University's News segment on their website.
A recent article from the Washington Post details the findings of a new study on people with ADHD. From the article:
A recent article in The Denver Post praised Aurora, Colorado for "successfully implementing five nutrition, education and wellness goals in two years." The five categories focus on early childhood education options, increasing healthy food choices at city-owned eateries, creating more public places for children to play, and offering nutritional meal programs for children.
I've spent over a decade examining the link between physical activity and academic achievement and cognition among students. Understanding how movement affects student outcomes—from health and fitness to achievement—has been the focus of my research with thousands of young learners. I wanted to share with you some information about the importance of recess for elementary school students.