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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Health

Whether through physical education, health education, or health policy within a school, learn about ways to promote and maintain student wellness.

How a TEDx Mission Makes Learning Relevant To Students’ Lives

In a 7th-grade classroom, health lessons are framed as broader "missions" to get students engaged with relevant topics in their community.

Room to Move: Shared Use Creates Opportunities for Physical Activity

Partnering with local government, schools can create safe community spaces where children enjoy outdoor physical activity. Here are five steps to make that a reality.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Encouraging Kids to Get Outdoors

With summer here, Edutopia's VideoAmy has collected some videos and resources to inspire you and your kids to get outside!

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Moving Forward: It's Time to Rethink Physical Education

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5 Ways to Improve Brain Fitness

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

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The Science of Fear

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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Resources & Downloads for Meditation in Schools

Educators from Visitacion Valley Middle School, in San Francisco, have provided these samples and resources for you to use in your school.

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How To Start a Meditation Program in Your School

Training, consistency, and trust are keys to successfully implementing a meditation program in school.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Self-Reflection

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Three to reveal techniques and positive outcomes for self-reflection..

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Reflecting on Video Games, Learning and Nutrition

Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.

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National Parks: Project-Based Learning in Our Most Important Places

Some examples of rich and rewarding learning opportunities offered in our national parks.

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A Year for Chemistry

Eric Brunsell interviews the producer of NBC's Chemistry Now & a teacher who uses this free online resource for chem teachers.

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Six Free iPad Apps for Making Healthy Choices

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares her favorite iPad apps for teaching about food and nutrition.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Self-Reflection

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Three to reveal techniques and positive outcomes for self-reflection..

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Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project
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Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project

A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program.

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Help Students De-Stress for Success

Health teacher and Edutopia blogger Christopher Pepper highlights ways educators can help students reduce stress.

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Michael Pritchard: Lessons from the Heart
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Michael Pritchard Teaches Lessons from the Heart

A champion of social and emotional learning reaches out to students.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Virginia
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Digital Youth Portrait: Virginia

Living in a small town in rural Georgia doesn't keep this 14-year-old from connecting with the global village.

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Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz offers a selection of websites, games and apps that can help teach students about health and wellness.

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