Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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.
Neuroscience research sheds light on how exercise can boost math ability.
To help students understand the power of mindfulness, consider practicing it outside of a classroom setting, whether through sports activities, wilderness programs, or retreats.
Symonds Elementary's music, art, PE, and media teachers weave their practices into the fabric of the community, getting to know each student while enriching the school culture.
Start class with improv exercises to get students laughing together, demonstrate the rewards of risk-taking and failure, and model a listening, supportive environment.
Students at Casey Middle learn more (and feel good about it) in a combined language arts/fitness class that boosts their cognition with aerobic and anaerobic activities.
Explore some of the best teaching resources for National Nutrition Month in March.
By pairing students to sit back to back and focus on their breathing, you can help them develop a sense of mutuality and social awareness.
Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this collection of videos about the intersection of science and sports.
Along with physical strength, a little exercise helps kids build brainpower.
A game-based unit includes structures, themes, and mechanisms for trial and error.
Classroom-tested song recommendations for a wide variety of activities -- from clean-up time, to art or free activities, to cursive writing.
Four techniques for mental clarity from fitness expert Joel Kirsch.
Sophisticated electronic gadgets such as probes and global-positioning-system devices catch students' interest at Harrison Central High School.
Kinesthetic learning, especially for middle school girls, connects the act of acquiring knowledge with physical movement, breaking through the barriers of self-image and perceived limitations.
Jill Vialet, Founder and CEO of Playworks, presents research about the SEL benefits of school recess, and offers five steps toward improving school climate by improving what happens on the playground.