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Riverside students fired up over wellness - Fond du Lac Reporter

Riverside students fired up over wellness - Fond du Lac Reporter | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Health and Wellness program unites staff, students and families at Riverside Elementary School.
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Creating a physical education classroom in the elementary school that promotes fun as well as improving the overall health of the learner.
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More Physical Education Teachers Are Being Hired, Thanks To The Common Core - Huffington Post

More Physical Education Teachers Are Being Hired, Thanks To The Common Core - Huffington Post | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published.

Of all the changes triggered by the Common Core State Standards, perhaps none is more surprising than an uptick in jo
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Guest Commentary: Make physical activity a priority in our schools - The Denver Post

Guest Commentary: Make physical activity a priority in our schools - The Denver Post | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
The spotlight is on physical education and physical activity in our schools, and for good reason.
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What Should Be The Focus Of The Elementary School Physical Education Program?

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Want Smarter, Healthier Kids? Try Physical Education! | Paul Zientarski | TEDxBend - YouTube

Quality, daily physical education in schools not only reduces obesity amongst our children, but it improves academic performance. With more than 40 years in ...
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Physical Education Lesson Ideas using Pool Noodles

Physical Education Lesson Ideas using Pool Noodles | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
  Recently, we’ve had several inquiries at PE Central asking, “As a physical education teacher, how can I use soft swim pool noodles appropriately in my physical education class?” Great question!
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Elementary physical education loco-motor lesson plan with 5 instant activities.

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Physical Education Advocates Push for More Exercise in Schools Amid Budget ... - iSchoolGuide

Physical Education Advocates Push for More Exercise in Schools Amid Budget ... - iSchoolGuide | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Supporters of physical education are urging schools to encourage activities that develop socialization, motor skills, and fun. One of them noted that, when it comes to budget cuts, art, music, and PE classes are often the first affected.
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Physical Activity for Everyone: Guidelines: Children | DNPAO | CDC

Physical Activity for Everyone: Guidelines: Children | DNPAO | CDC | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
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IOC and UNESCO partner to improve physical education in schools - Sports Features Communications

IOC and UNESCO partner to improve physical education in schools - Sports Features Communications | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications (SFC) A huge step was taken yesterday to improve the physical education offered in schools…
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Physical education for healthier, happier, longer and more productive living | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Physical education for healthier, happier, longer and more productive living | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Physical inactivity accounts for 6% of global mortality. We advocate physical education for healthier living. Report: http://t.co/b3Qrh7OVS2
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Schools promote healthy living by making good food, exercise choices fun - Tampabay.com

Schools promote healthy living by making good food, exercise choices fun - Tampabay.com | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Stephanie Koslin, physical education teacher at Veterans Elementary School in Wesley Chapel, recently posed some important questions for her kindergarten students.
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Got PE? Settlement Says Schools Must Prove They Provide It - KQED (blog)

Got PE? Settlement Says Schools Must Prove They Provide It - KQED (blog) | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
An Alameda parent sued dozens of districts statewide because they were not providing PE, in violation of school code.
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Physical Education class keeps students active during the school year - New Hampton Tribune

Physical Education class keeps students active during the school year - New Hampton Tribune | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Administration, Michelle Obama has continuously pushed the idea of American children getting fit through programs such as: Let’s Move! A part of the concept is healthier lunches, knowledge on healthy choices and more physical fitness.
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EDITORIAL: Recess, physical education making comeback in schools - Beaumont Enterprise

EDITORIAL: Recess, physical education making comeback in schools - Beaumont Enterprise | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Educators are realizing that smaller children benefit from the carefree fun of recess, while older students need P.E. classes to bring some exercise into digital-dominated lives.
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Common Core side effect: New PE teachers allow for collaboration time - EdSource

Common Core side effect: New PE teachers allow for collaboration time - EdSource | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
PE specialists free up time for classroom teachers.
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Bringing fun back to PhysEd: An empathetic approach to physical education

Bringing fun back to PhysEd: An empathetic approach to physical education | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
RT @Playworks: "Bringing fun back to #PhysEd: An empathetic approach to physical education" http://t.co/X7X9gRf75z #startempathy
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Teaching Students About Standards-Based Assessment Through Play

Teaching Students About Standards-Based Assessment Through Play | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
by Sarah Gietschier-Hartman (@GHSaysRockChalk)
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Elementary School Impact Lessons

Students participate in a variety of "stations" to participate in MVPA including hula-hooping, following locomotor pathways, circuit training and "See You Later ...
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Learning To Move, Moving To Learn: The Benefits Of PE - GPB

Learning To Move, Moving To Learn: The Benefits Of PE - GPB | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Dr. Gregory D. Myer says schools need to do more, not less, with physical education. Not just for their health, but because it affects their academic performance.
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Physical Education Coaches Using Data to Improve Success - The Missourian

Physical Education Coaches Using Data to Improve Success - The Missourian | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
By Karen Butterfield
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Ariz. legislators moving to get schoolkids more active - East Valley Tribune

Ariz. legislators moving to get schoolkids more active East Valley Tribune The unanimous vote by the Education Committee followed testimony from a Tucson elementary school teacher and a 70-year-old retired Indiana physical education instructor now...
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Why Schools Need A Powerful Physical Education Policy | Edudemic

Why Schools Need A Powerful Physical Education Policy | Edudemic | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
RT @albertaHPEC: Why Physical Education?
http://t.co/YejDumiyII
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With new technology, every move counts in phy-ed class

With new technology, every move counts in phy-ed class | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Arms pumping and chest heaving, Charlie Corbett tears around the perimeter of the gym at Oak Park Elementary School in Stillwater.
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Showing what she's made of - Kearney Hub

Showing what she's made of - Kearney Hub | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
Physical Education classes at Central Elementary were a bit out-of-the box this week, as students tackled an epic obstacle course. 
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Physical Education: Why Do We Make Kids Move?

Physical Education: Why Do We Make Kids Move? | Putting more FUN in elementary Physical Education | Scoop.it
This article on physical education is a summary of a three-part series published on GrayCook.com.
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