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webinar titled “Movement Activity Labs That Enhance Whole Brain Learning,” on Thursday March 28, 2019.

Description: Brain research supports the connection between movement & learning (i.e. exercise enhances cognitive processing). Movement activities enhance whole brain learning, which develops emotional stabilization, focus, attention, self-expression, math & reading scores & access parts of the underdeveloped brain. Learn how SPECIFIC movements: are linked to & improve memory retention, reinforce academic concepts, & balance […]

UnLocking Research

Many health and physical education teachers hear the word “Research” and think… “Man, sounds interesting, but I just don’t have time for that; and even if I did, those researchers sure do make it complicated”.  If that is the case for you, consider checking out SHAPE America’s UnLocking Research for Health and Physical Educators page- https://www.shapeamerica.org/prodev/research/UnLocking_Research.aspx […]

Viewpoint: Building a Kinder, Healthier and More Active Future  

A recent piece in the Atlantic highlights a provocative statement that cites student truancy and other school disciplinary problems as a result of physical education. As the CEO for SHAPE America – Society for Health and Physical Educators, a national nonprofit organization representing 200,000+ professionals in the field, I was very disappointed to see this […]