Whether through physical education, health education, or health and nutrition policy within a school, learn about ways to promote and maintain student wellness.
- Experts argue that recess is necessary for a child's social and academic development, and skipping it as punishment for misbehavior or to accommodate more seat time is a serious mistake.
- 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.