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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, 18 Jan 2018 16:41:15 +0000: Phys. Ed. Instructor Ms. O'Driscoll named Teacher of the Year - Google Alert - physical education
    Physical Education Instructor Ms. O'Driscoll has been named Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. O'Driscoll has been working as a physical education instructor at Becton for eight years. “I feel very honored and appreciated for winning this award,” she said. She then went on to add, ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:56:15 +0000: 'Coach T' party set for Saturday - Google Alert - physical education
    Chuck Terrell still can't believe he got paid to play everyday. As a physical education teacher in Montrose County School District for the past 20 years — mainly at Pomona and Cottonwood elementary schools — Terrell will be retiring after this school year. An event to celebrate “Coach T” — as he's ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:45:00 +0000: Thermopolis' Milken Award winner still reeling - Google Alert - physical education
    THERMOPOLIS – When Thermopolis Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade health and physical education teacher Shannon Hill learned during a surprise assembly that she had earned the prestigious Milken Educator award on Jan. 5, she was not only surprised but stunned and a little bit ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:07:30 +0000: Ginno construction submits low bid for LCHS expansion - Google Alert - physical education
    In addition, an auxiliary gym will be built to alleviate crowded physical education programs and provide additional space for team sports. An addition will be built onto the existing wrestling room as well, and the weight room will be relocated into a new space. The contractor also will add a multi-purpose ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:03:45 +0000: Strong showing for Madison School District's 2nd Pathways cohort for fall 2018 - Google Alert - physical education
    Vivek Sivan, a freshman at West High School, in mid-December presents a poster he made as part of his required "integrated project" in the district's Personalized Pathways program. Sivan had to answer an "essential question" using the scientific method and things he learned across all his classes ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:11:15 +0000: New after-school programs a hit with parents, students, staff - Google Alert - physical education
    Children in the program get to use the gym for physical activity, work on homework, do crafts, and more. Crowley developed the program after a number of parents approached her, citing a need for a more affordable option for after school care. Crowley worked with Director of Community Services ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000: UAERF ties up with Ministry of Education - Google Alert - physical education
    Dubai: The UAE Rugby Federation (UAERF) has entered into a landmark agreement with the UAE Ministry of Education which will see World Rugby's Get Into Rugby (GIR) programme form part of the Physical Education curriculum in Emirati schools across the UAE. In a first for the region the agreement ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000: Husson University fall semester dean's list - Google Alert - physical education
    Brian Michael Allen, of Hallowell, is a junior enrolled in the sport management program. Austin L. Labbe, of Knox, is a freshman enrolled in the physical education program. Morgan E. Clifford, of Liberty, is a senior enrolled in the kinesiology-human movement science/Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:40:53 +0000: Middle school teachers brainstorm STEAM academy projects - Google Alert - physical education
    It had math activities, such as mapping the pace one could maintain with running and rest compared to the pace of the average zombie. Language arts activities, such as reading journal entries from other survivors and writing their own. The physical education application was obvious: lots of running.
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:11:15 +0000: 4 teachers took buyout option - Google Alert - physical education
    Paoli Schools Interim Superintendent Gerald Jackson announced the four teachers who took the buyout option offered to teachers during the first semester. High school guidance counselor Brandon Crowder and high school physical education and health teacher Brian Balsmeyer agreed to option that ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000: General to lawmakers: Early education is critical to nation's security - Google Alert - physical education
    The discussion featured a lot of agreement between Mission: Readiness representatives and school officials. Mission: Readiness advocates for increasing access to healthy food at schools, improving physical education and providing high-quality early education. The state legislature's 2015 decision to ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000: DCPS earns high marks on health and wellness - Google Alert - physical education
    Daviess County Public Schools earned 25 percent of the awards given statewide for health and wellness on a recent assessment from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Schools in the district received gold, bronze and silver awards for nutrition services, health education, physical education, health ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000: Congratulations Jackson Chamber award winners - Google Alert - physical education
    Justin McMullen, a physical education teacher who also provides academic and other types of counseling for his students, was named the Educator of the Year, and received a standing ovation. Congratulations to all the individuals and organizations honored at the chamber event. Despite tricky weather ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:37:30 +0000: Meet the candidates: Ty Waterman running for 2nd Bristol House District - Google Alert - physical education
    I earned a bachelor's degree in physical education and American history from the University of Maine (Orono) and a master's degree from Boston University. In 1999 I co-wrote the book “The Year the Red Sox won the Series” about the 1918 Boston Red Sox; serve on the Board of Directors for Norton ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:37:30 +0000: Area roundup: Kalida's McBride to enter OHSBCA HOF - Google Alert - physical education
    He served his entire 35 year career at Kalida High School teaching health, physical education, English and history. He was past president of the Kalida Education Association and retired from teaching in 2013. He coached JV baseball for two years before taking over the varsity position. He compiled 352 ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:03:45 +0000: UIX: Preventative medicine begins with access to exercise in Grand Rapids - Google Alert - physical education
    If you don't have your health, you don't have much. Physical fitness provides a crucial buffer against injury and illness to humans as they age. In contrast, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 80 percent of Americans don't meet national guidelines for physical activity.
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:03:45 +0000: Exeter's elementary wrestling program needs more room - Google Alert - physical education
    Facilities committee Chairman Jim Brady noted that the Lausch gymnasium has multiple uses throughout the year, including Advanced Placement testing and physical education for cyberschool students, and is subject to a joint-use agreement with Manito Inc., St. Lawrence, an alternative education ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:31:33 +0000: Longtime educator promoted by NCCC - Google Alert - physical education
    Tylec has served as the chairperson of the college's Science, Health, Mathematics Division and as the coordinator of the Physical Education Studies Program. She is a past recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor's award for Excellence in Professional Service and the recipient of the ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:30:00 +0000: UCM agriculture supporter writes book on her parents' legacy - Google Alert - physical education
    Natalie said Wilson-Prussing, her mother and the Captain portion of “The Captain and the Judge,” was a star basketball player at UCM and Sargent School for Physical Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the first women to be certified through the Red Cross for lifesaving, taught physical ...
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:26:15 +0000: District 230 names new principal for Sandburg - Google Alert - physical education
    ... educational administration and supervision from Loyola University. She holds a certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership from Lewis University, as well as a master of science degree in Kinesiology-Sport Management and a bachelor of science in physical education, both from Western ...