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  • School districts reinvest in music, art, PE: Several school districts nationwide are reinvesting in subjects such as art, music and physical education to retain students and boost achievement. One district in Wisconsin used extra funds to hire more teachers and expand access to such classes. School systems in Los Angeles, San Diego and Nashville, Tenn., also have taken steps to revive gym, art and music. National Public Radio (6/23/14)
  • U.S. schools develop a nicer version of gym classSchools’ physical-education classes are trending away from competitive activities and using exercise as punishment and toward creating more individualized programs that target personal fitness and encompass students of all abilities. Schools in Washington, D.C., used federal grant money to develop lifetime physical activities that include yoga, rock climbing, archery and fly fishing to make gym class more popular. Washington Post 6/23/14

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  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:52:30 +0000: Charleston nonprofit hopes to train Burke High School students to become yoga teachers - Google Alert - physical education
    She's proposed a teacher certification program at Burke High School, where Empowered Minds currently offers yoga instruction during physical education classes. Burke High School Principal Cheryl Swinton said integrating yoga teacher training as a course or an after-school activity is "certainly a ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:03:45 +0000: Get Outside! PE Classes are Ditching the Gym - Google Alert - physical education
    Physical education classes in middle and high school were a nightmare for me: Trying to shimmy up a rope with the rest of the class looking on and laughing, or playing tennis but always missing the ball because I had a lazy right eye. Now some schools are taking a whole new approach to P.E. With the ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:56:15 +0000: North Allegheny considers artificial turf, lights in $9.1 million list of projects - Google Alert - physical education
    Adding lighting provides an opportunity to meet all physical education needs as well as community needs, he said. Many community sports teams spend money to attend tournaments in other areas. By having turf fields at North Allegheny, he said, the district could host tournaments to increase revenue.
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:11:15 +0000: Brains of Physically Fit Kids Show More Gray Matter - Google Alert - physical education
    “Our work aims at answering questions such as whether the brain of children with better physical fitness is different from that of children with worse physical fitness and if this affects their academic performance,” said study leader Dr. Francisco B. Ortega from the department of physical education and ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000: Minn. students practice persuasion on the guy at the top: the superintendent - Google Alert - physical education
    Principal Julie Greiman worked with the school's physical education teacher to buy a machine to chalk the lines. "Now there's no arguing about 'Well, I just passed the boot back there — that's the touchdown zone,' " Massey told the students last week. Massey, who was principal of Forest Lake Area High ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000: Local Schools Support Annual WIN Thanksgiving Basket Program - Google Alert - physical education
    Middle Gate held its annual Turkey Trot, organized by physical education teacher Laura Cooper. The event, held on Monday, November 13, had students donate a canned good or other food item to participate in a walk around the perimeter of the school. Classes at Middle Gate also had collections in ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000: 'We could do a better job': U of T expert on new guidelines about physical activity for kids under four - Google Alert - physical education
    The report, by a number of experts including researchers at Ottawa's Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and ParticipAction, includes new guidelines that advocate for three hours of physical activity a day for infants and children up to age four, ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:33:45 +0000: CMS board president says critics should 'take a hike' - Google Alert - physical education
    Kent Wasson, a physical education teacher and coach, was suspended on the same day, but has since returned to campus. Gibson has not. Concerned parents initially took issue with Anderson's decision to suspend the two employees before they began to develop other concerns. The suspensions did ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000: HS TENNIS: Big step helps Riverside's Thomas earn coach of year - Google Alert - physical education
    ... parents took some of the players for lessons in the offseason, helping overcome coaching at a school that doesn't have on-site courts. “Unlike every other school, we don't have courts on campus,” Thomas said. “Other schools tennis is at least built into the physical education. Our numbers did dwindle.”.
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:37:30 +0000: Getting all the equipment to Lucas Oil Stadium no small task - Google Alert - physical education
    Martin, an assistant coach for 25 years and equipment manager for the past 20, teaches elementary physical education at Richards Elementary School during the day and works with the varsity wide receivers coach during afternoon practice and evening games. “I'm just kind of the overseer and the ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:03:45 +0000: Andover Psycial Education Dept. head receives award - Google Alert - physical education
    "One of our new administrators has received probably one of the most prestigious awards given to any physical education and health administrator," Berman told the School Committee. "It is not only for leadership, but outstanding demonstration both in Watertown and now here. We are very appreciative.
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:07:30 +0000: Cal Maritime men's basketball team loses heartbreaker to No. 11 Southern Oregon - Google Alert - physical education
    The host Keelhaulers could not pull off the upset on Wednesday against highly regarded Southern Oregon, losing 75-73 in a nonleague battle at the Physical Education Complex in Vallejo. Cal Maritime (7-2) missed four crucial foul shots in the waning minutes and could not convert on a final possession ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:15:00 +0000: Youngsters learn about manners in Guys with Ties program - Google Alert - physical education
    The “Guys with Ties” program was started by Plain Township schools physical education teacher Kent Hamilton. Lexington Elementary Principal David ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:03:45 +0000: As demand increases, Infinity Acres needs help to grow - Google Alert - physical education
    “When they come here, it fulfills their community engagement, their physical education, and some of their pre-vocational skills,” Laura Steere said.
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:03:45 +0000: Exeter School District to induct four into Academic Hall of Fame - Google Alert - physical education
    During her 30-year career as a health and physical education teacher and coach for the district, Yoder strove to have a positive influence on her ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:52:30 +0000: Catawba student named Sports Management Student of the Year - Google Alert - physical education
    SALISBURY — Catawba College sports management students were recently honored at the 2017 North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sports Management convention in Winston-Salem. Senior Brandon Floyd was named the 2017 Sports ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:52:30 +0000: Younger Jr., Douglas - Google Alert - physical education
    Douglas was employed with the Roanoke City Public School System as a Physical Education and Health teacher, Norfolk and Southern Management ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 03:00:00 +0000: Why China's Sports Teachers Get No Respect From Their Peers - Google Alert - physical education
    This attitude can be seen most clearly in the way Chinese schools undervalue physical education (PE) classes. Educators marginalize both the classes and those who teach them professionally, and it is common for instructors of Chinese, math, or foreign languages to use time set aside for PE classes to ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:48:45 +0000: Neuqua Valley's Petit knows what he's thankful for - Google Alert - physical education
    Petit coached Marmion and Rosary diving until he went to Neuqua Valley to coach and teach physical education in 2000. The nurse at Rush said she'd be back. Five minutes later she told him his dialysis would be moved to 4 a.m. so he could finish by 8 and leave as soon as possible. The meet started ...
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:37:30 +0000: Stanford's "Horrible Harry" dominates on the football field, donates his time off - Google Alert - physical education
    “It's a three tiered approach that attacks literacy skills, character values and physical activity,” said Phillips. “The numbers that we have, overall ...