To do better in school, kids should exercise their bodies as well as their brains, experts say

To do better in school, kids should exercise their bodies as well as their brains, experts say

The decline of play in preschoolers — and the rise in sensory issues - The Washington Post

The decline of play in preschoolers — and the rise in sensory issues - The Washington Post

This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime/phys ed to nothing, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.

This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime/phys ed to nothing, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.

Retweeted Kimberly Hart (@KimberlyEHart):  42 quotes on why #playmatters from scientists, educators, parents, authors, and more...

Retweeted Kimberly Hart (@KimberlyEHart): 42 quotes on why #playmatters from scientists, educators, parents, authors, and more...

Tips for Calming the Angry Child: Why it's ok to be upset, and how we can help our kids learn to calm themselves anywhere!

Tips for Calming the Angry Child: Why it's ok to be upset, and how we can help our kids learn to calm themselves anywhere!

'I tell parents all the time kids aren’t hard-wired to sit still all day, so we believe in essence we are giving children back their childhood.' And there are academic benefits.

'I tell parents all the time kids aren’t hard-wired to sit still all day, so we believe in essence we are giving children back their childhood.' And there are academic benefits.

How Does Exercise Benefit Cognition? ~ Scientific American. But you don't have to take up running - even activities like light housework are helpful.

How Does Exercise Benefit Cognition? ~ Scientific American. But you don't have to take up running - even activities like light housework are helpful.

www.nemours.org content dam nemours www filebox service preventive nhps pep braininmind.pdf

www.nemours.org content dam nemours www filebox service preventive nhps pep braininmind.pdf

Our misguided effort to close the achievement gap is creating a new inequality: The 'play' gap

Our misguided effort to close the achievement gap is creating a new inequality: The 'play' gap

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