Whether through physical education, health education, or health and nutrition policy within a school, learn about ways to promote and maintain student wellness.
- When students’ mental, emotional, and physical needs are met, they’re more likely to love school—and they learn more.
- Research has shown that short movement breaks help students get focused, improving both skill-building and knowledge retention.
- Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
- Recess is often sacrificed to make room for more academics. The research says that’s a big mistake.
- Phrases like "random acts of kindness" and "pay it forward" have become popular terms in modern society. It seems there are good reasons why we can't get enough of those addictive, feel-good emotions, as scientific studies prove there are many physical, emotional, and mental health benefits associated with kindness. As minds and bodies grow, it’s abundantly clear that children require a healthy dose of the warm-and-fuzzies to thrive as healthy, happy, well-rounded individuals.