Published April 29, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
Researchers in Canada have found that of all sedentary activities, TV screen time may have the worst impact on children’s cardiometabolic health, but overall, increasing physical activity in children may be better than trying to limit seating time.
Published April 26, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
Alabama legislators have sponsored a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school athletics but educators opposed to the bill say it’s unfair and could “destroy the high school athletic system.”
Published April 25, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
Some 38,000 students are participating in the annual World Fit Walk to reverse the effects of obesity. Students will log miles walked over a course of six weeks.
Published April 19, 2013 | Schooled in Sports/Education Week
A new survey from KidsHealth in the Classroom shows that an overwhelming majority of parents and K-12 educators want health and physical education to be a mandatory part of the school day.
Published April 10, 2013 | Curriculum Matters/Education Week
This year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee will incorporate some changes including a computer-based test and a multiple-choice element.
Published April 9, 2013 | Beyond School/Education Week
A new report from the California-based Summer Matters campaign suggests that the successful outcomes of three summer learning programs in California may have strong implications for summer programs nationwide.